Basics Of Layers and Layer Masks In Photoshop
- Some Photoshop knowledge.
- Should be able to operate a camera manually and photographs in raw format.
Together, layers and masks make up a large portion of the work most photographers do in Photoshop, both for subtle and complex edits. However, if you are just beginning to work in Photoshop, these two irreplaceable tools may not be completely intuitive. In this tutorial, I will cover the basics of using layers in Photoshop and discuss layer masking – laying the groundwork for far more advanced post-processing adjustments.
This tutorial consists of six segments:
New Transparency Layer
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who wants to improve their photography experience.
- Anyone who want to greatly improve their images in Photoshop.
- 03:51Duplicate Layer
- 07:03Adjustment Layer
- 02:14New Transparency Layer
- 03:05Text Layer
- 12:02Layer Masks
- 04:20Clipping Mask
- 05:20Blend Modes
- 13:00Project Participation
Denis G Lemay was brought up in a little coastal town of Biddeford Maine, served in Vietnam in 1968 in the army corps of engineer, then in 1971 went to school in NY to persue the field of professional photography, and relocated to a little Dutch town of Kutztown Pennsylvania where he owned and operated Rembrandt Studios in two different locations. In 1998 Denis relocated to Wilmington North Carolina where he now owns and operates Ocean View Photography located near Wrightsville Beach NC.