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Blend If

Blend if is a powerful tool in the layer properties in Photoshop (other software may have similar functionality – explore your documentation). Open the layer properties and you find an Advanced Blending block and Blend If block in the central … Continue reading

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Basic Edits – Layers and Masks

Layers and Masks are an essential part of a non-destructive workflow, allowing you to modify an image, make repairs, and limit adjustments to specific areas of the image. Continue reading

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Non-destructive editing

Non-destructive image editing allows you to revise your edits without starting again from scratch. Continue reading

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Blending modes

When you have multiple layers in your image, you can use blending modes to alter how the different layers interact to produce the final effect Continue reading

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Masks

As the name suggests, masks are used to hide things. With a mask applied, you can limit what pixels in a layer are visible and allow you to make local adjustments using an adjustment layer. Masks are a fundamental tool in your post processing workflow. Continue reading

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Selection Tools

Being able to select parts of an image allows you freedom to selectively adjust just those areas, to replace or move parts and to ,ake composite images combining bits from multiple images. Continue reading

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