A few great uses for the contrast modes Photoshop CS6


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A few great uses for the contrast modes

In this movie, I'm going to share a few really great tips and tricks for using the contrast modes, both to increase the contrast of an image, and to reduce the contrast of an image. Let's say you want to increase the contrast for effect, as in the case of this image here. I'll go ahead and merge the contents of all the visible layers onto a new layer by pressing Control+Shift+Alt+E, or Command+ Shift+Option+E on the Mac. And then I'll go ahead and rename this layer grayness, because I'm going to turn it into a grayscale version of itself by going up to the Image menu, choosing Adjustments, and then choosing Desaturate, or if you loaded dekeKeys, you can press Control+Shift+Alt+U, or Command+Shift+Option+U on the Mac.

Then you want to go ahead and try out the Overlay and Hard Light blend modes. So assuming one of my Selection tools is active, I'll press Shift+Alt+O, or Shift+Option+O on the Mac, in order to apply the Overlay mode, and then I'll press ...

A few great uses for the contrast modes
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A few great uses for the contrast modes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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