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Masking problems? Try changing the channel (CS2/CS3/CS4/CS5)

Added on Thursday 5th of April 2012 03:54 am EST
 

by T. N. Tumbusch
Application:
Adobe Photoshop CS2/CS3/CS4/CS5
Operating Systems:
Macintosh, Microsoft Windows
 

 

Masking a dark subject from a dark background doesn’t have to be a headache. Even if your photo has elements that seem to blend into the background, as in Figure A, there’s a good chance that the subject and background have different color values. You can use this difference to your advantage by viewing a single color in the Channels p...