These essential go-to techniques will help you master selections and masks; simple masks, gradient masks, luminance masks, contour masks and more. Plus, learn to control the position and quality of every transition and edge.
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Enhance luminosity, hue, and saturation with brushes
Most of the adjustment layers will create unwanted side effects. This lesson covers some ways to work around those.
Make simple selections and masks
Create smooth gradations in masks
Control the placement and hardness of mask edges
Mask shadows or highlights
Precisely and efficiently select contours in an image
Layer exposures of varied light to create new light effects
Here are some tips for navigating masks and improving your workflow.
John Paul Caponigro, the author of Adobe Photoshop Master Class, is an internationally reknowned artist. A contributing editor for Digital Photo Pro and Camera Arts and a columnist for Photoshop…