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The ability to selectively edit an image via layer masks lies at the center of Photoshop’s editing power. But masks are only as good as the selections used to create them, and if you’re not taking advantage of all the amazing selection tools in Photoshop’s arsenal then your images aren’t going to be as beautiful as they should be. Follow along with this tutorial to learn incredible techniques to take your selections to the next level.
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- Hi-res photos for you to edit along with the videos
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Create & Refine Basic Selections
A good understanding of basic selections in Photoshop will take you 90% of the way to creating stunning images. In part 1 of this tutorial you will learn about creating basic selections via the marquee, lasso, color range, magic wand, and selection brush tools, as well as how to modify your selections by adding, subtracting, intersecting, contracting, expanding, and feathering them in order to provide smooth, targeted masks for combining photos and doing selective adjustments. Also learn awesome techniques to refine and smooth selections to remove jagged edges, color contamination, and other unwanted artifacts in order to complete alter or replace entire sections of your image.
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The videos in this bundle cover intermediate and advanced Photoshop techniques for the ultimate in image editing. Learn simple, powerful, and advanced techniques for creating targeted selections for extremely refined adjustments and learn how to blend bracketed images with ease in every situation.
About the Author
Josh Cripps is an acclaimed landscape photographer from California. His recent work can be seen in the worldwide marketing campaign for the Nikon D750. Josh has been using Photoshop for over 15 years and has a knack for clearly explaining complex topics and techniques in the program. His tutorials and workflow videos have helped thousands of photographers world-wide improve their craft.