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Grouped Masks

Following on from previous articles we take a foray into grouped masks in Photoshop

Tim Parkin

Tim Parkin

Amateur Photographer who plays with big cameras and film when in between digital photographs.

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We’ve written about using masks in Photoshop before now (see links) and we’re still of the opinion that, combined with curves and hue/saturation adjustments, masks are the key building blocks of post production. Quite often it’s difficult to make the right mask selection though and we’d like to introduce a technique that allows a more fine grained control combining different masks together; and also over the way colour, tone and saturation can be adjusted together.

First of all, a quick recap of the way masks can be used.

 



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