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Live Training Aug 27th: Luminosity Masking

Discover luminosity masks
Discover luminosity masks August 27th online

When: Saturday, August 27th
Time: 10am-Noon US Mountain Time (Noon-2pm Eastern)

Topics include
  • Creating Luminosity Masks with Photoshop actions
  •  Selecting the right mask
  • Adding/Subtracting and Intersecting Masks
  • Using Adjustment Layers with Luminosity Masks (curves/Photo filter/brightness-contrast)
  • Using Blending Modes to create unique effects (glow, vignette)
  • Using Luminosity Masks with HDR and High-Pass Sharpening Techniques

I will be presenting live online on how to create and use luminosity masks using the custom actions from my eBook, Mastering Luminosity Masks (Available for download here).

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Fixing Color Casts with Photoshop and Luminosity Masks

See how I used a luminosity mask in Photoshop to correct the color in the background of this photo while protecting the subject.
See how I used a luminosity mask in Photoshop to correct the color in the background of this photo while protecting the subject.

Adobe Photoshop has some really good color correction tools hidden in the Curves tool, but sometimes they are too strong when you apply them globally. By targeting your color cast adjustments via a luminosity mask, you can fix color casts in specific tone ranges such as shadows, highlights, or midtones.

Download my free set of luminosity masking actions for Adobe Photoshop, and check out my complete PDF guide to creating and using luminosity masks with Photoshop, Mastering Luminosity Masks.

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Free Luminosity Masking Actions for Photoshop

A powerful way to
adjust images in Adobe Photoshop

What are luminosity masks?

Luminosity masks are grayscale pixel images based on the brightness values in your image. Because they are created from your individual photographs, each mask blends in perfectly and allows for precise tone-based selections. Luminosity masks allow you to adjust brightness, contrast, and color on specific tone ranges in your image without the need for brushes or other selection tools.

Luminosity masks let you target adjustments to tone ranges and are based on the pixels in your photographs.
Luminosity masks let you target adjustments to tone ranges and are based on the pixels in your photographs.

Why should you use luminosity masks?

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