How to Use a selection to build a mask Photoshop CS6


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Using a selection to build a mask

Now that we know a little bit about working with the mask, what I want to do here is start to dig a bit deeper. And now I want to take a look at how we can work with creating a selection and also an adjustment layer. In order to make an adjustment to a specific area of our image, one of the things that you can do is you can create a selection using any of those selection techniques that we talked about in the last chapter. Let's go ahead and create a really simple selection here. Let's do so by pressing the M key to select the Marquee and then just click and drag over an area the image.

In this case, let's click and drag over the area of the surfer. Well, the next thing that I want to do is I want to create an adjustment so that everything is black and white except for this area. Well, one of the ways that we could do that would be to go to our Adjustments panel and to click on an icon, say Hue and Saturation. Well, you notice that when you do that, after having an active sele...

Using a selection to build a mask
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Using a selection to build a mask provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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