How To Create And Use Luminosity Masks In Photoshop

Indestructible Blending And Adjustments In Photoshop

Todays cameras are quite powerful with settings and features which enable us produce striking image quality. But sometimes these images just don’t capture the true essence of what was photographed and what our we saw.The image is just a bit overexposed of underexposed and didn’t capture what we felt at the time we pressed the shutter. We can tweak and make adjustments in photoshop with sliders and brushes but there is a unique tool to add the your arsenal called luminosity Masks.

What you’ll learn

  • How to create 18 luminosity masks as an action in photoshop..
  • What are luminosity masks..
  • Basics of luminosity masks..
  • How to use luminosity masks..

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 6 lectures • 21min.

How To Create And Use Luminosity Masks In Photoshop

Requirements

  • Student needs to know how to work with layers and masks in Photoshop..

Todays cameras are quite powerful with settings and features which enable us produce striking image quality. But sometimes these images just don’t capture the true essence of what was photographed and what our we saw.The image is just a bit overexposed of underexposed and didn’t capture what we felt at the time we pressed the shutter. We can tweak and make adjustments in photoshop with sliders and brushes but there is a unique tool to add the your arsenal called luminosity Masks.

Luminosity Masks are specific and very advance selections based on luminosity values within the image.

In photoshop you will learn how to create 18 Luminosity Masks as an action to include into your photoshop arsenal. Luminosity Masks can greatly improve your creativity when working with images as a photographer.

In order to work with Luminosity Masks you must know or familiarize yourself with how to work with layers, masks, and layer blend modes.

Class segments:

  1. Introduction
  2. Brights Masks ( How to create six brights masks allowing you to accurately select and target bright areas in an image. )
  3. Darks Masks    ( How to create six Darks masks attowing you to accurately select and target dark areas in an image. )
  4. Mid-tone Masks ( How to create six Mid-tones masks allowing you to accurately select and target mid-tone areas in an image. )
  5. Loading Saved Action ( How to create all 18 masks as an action which will quickly load in photoshop with any image. )
  6. Conclusion / Using Your Masks ( Basics of how to use Luminosity Masks in photoshop. )
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