Luminosity masks

Saturation Mask: Fixing Color Saturation With Precision

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 Saturation mask, in my opinion, is very under-utilized.  We tend to focus on the big things…like luminosity masks, color grading, etc…sometimes forgetting the fundamental stuff. In case you don’t know what a saturation mask is, it’s a layer mask that isolates the most saturated part of the image. Just like any layer masks, the most saturated areas are …

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How To Edit “Shoot Into The Sun” Image With Luminosity Masks

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Mastering luminosity masks is just like mastering any skills. First, you need to learn and understand the principles behind the process. Then, rehearse as many times as possible until you develop muscle memory to your new found skill. The more reps you do, the better you’ll become. Moving from theoretical to the practical stage of learning …

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An Idiot’s Guide To Making Sense of Luminosity Masks

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(Updated September 2018) Luminosity masks are highly selective, customizable selection tool in Photoshop to help you apply targeted local adjustment that blends naturally in your image. To be able to use luminosity masks, you need:1To know how layer masks work.2To understand how brights, midtones and darks luminosity masks work.3To have a basic knowledge of Photoshop. (you don’t …

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Midtones Masks: The Secret To Smoother Contrast Adjustment

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If you haven’t learned about luminosity masks, then you wouldn’t have come across midtones masks and what it can achieve in image post-processing. In a typical scenario, when would choose Levels, Curves or Contrast adjustment when you want to improve the overall contrast in your image. That’s what most people do. But if you do …

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