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Creating punchy colour using the PS Channel Mixer

So here is a controlled way of pushing colour to your liking using an adjustment layer and the Channel Mixer.Ensure your image has the correct white balance and tones before proceeding.1. I like to always duplicate the background. (Ctrl+J - windows)2. From the Layers pallet, go to the bottom choose the "Create new fill or adjustment layer" button and choose > Channel Mixer.3. The Channel Mixer window opens on your red output channel, here you dial in +144% red; -20% green and blue.4. Go... continue reading

Alpha Channels and Natural Masks

This is a relatively difficult topic.I will just make some, hopefully, useful introductory comments and sketched the idea.This image here, which is the Singapore Esplanade Theatre, mirrored and flipped all over, was processed in two parts, namely separately for the sky, and for the spiky other part.There are several ways of doing such selective processing.One of this is to mask the sky, or foreground. And then there are also several ways to create the mask.The easiest in this instance... continue reading

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