Using masking and blending modes for emphasis


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Using masking and blending modes for emphasis

At this stage one of things that we want to do or at least that I want to do is bring out more of the guy. He's a little bit lost in this background. Yet before I do that I also notice that the background in this image has a defining sharp line right here. I don't like that. So I'll click on the Add Layer Mask icon and then I'll go ahead and grab my Brush tool and here I'll choose a little bit more for normal brush. And I'll just get a nice big huge brush here. And it's black, has a soft edge. I want to take my opacity all the way up so it'll actually mask out that edge.

I'll make the brush even bigger and just starting to kind of fade that out there a little bit. So I'm losing a bit of that background. Another nice way to work with backgrounds of course is to knock them out with Advanced Blending. So Advanced Blending is pretty interesting. Let me show that to you. If we got back to Normal blending we'll see that we have this image and we have a lo...

Using masking and blending modes for emphasis
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Using masking and blending modes for emphasis provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing

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