Using the image to select itself


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Using the image to select itself

Over the course of the last several chapters, you've seen how Photoshop automates the process of both creating and editing selections and masks. But while automation is great, it represents just a small part of what Photoshop can do. Photoshop's most powerful masking features come entirely without operating instructions, which means that they require not only study and practice, but also forethought, and some manual labor. But that's actually good news. The real nirvana of masking comes when you stop making Photoshop jump through your hoops, and you begin to look at the world through Photoshop's eyes, by which I mean, in this chapter, you'll learn how to use the image to select itself.

I start by showing you how to evaluate the independent color-bearing channels in an image, so you can spot the one that provides the specific information you'll need to generate a mask. Then I show you how to increase the contrast of a mask, both globally, using the Levels command, ...

Using the image to select itself
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Using the image to select itself provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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