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What are Luminosity Masks? Free Action and Video

What are Luminosity Masks? Free Action and Video

If you are using Adobe Photoshop to edit your photos, or you know others who do, then you’ve probably heard the word luminosity masks thrown around quite a bit. So what is all the fuss about? Truth is, luminosity masks are a great tool to assist you in making targeted selections so adjustments focus on only portions of the image. In this tutorial I’m going to touch on what a mask is, then what luminosity masks are, and finally how to create a Photoshop action to quickly create luminosity masks for all your images. After reading the tutorial, check out a short video on all these subjects and don’t forget to download my free Photoshop Action to try out.

Review of Haida's New M10 Filter System

Review of Haida's New M10 Filter System

Haida Filter recently came out with a new filter system, the M10, and I jumped at the opportunity to take a look to see if there had been improvements made in functionality. I had not seen the system prior to receiving it, so I had no idea of what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised when I unboxed the new system as it was just what I had been wishing for and more.