• Thursday , 13 August 2020

Layers and masks for beginners – Photoshop

Code Canyon


🔥 FREE Photoshop Course for beginners – http://www.australianphotographer.com/free-course-youtube

Free course for Photoshop Beginners = 14 tutorials in 14 days delivered via email!

Links to more videos and full course outline below

In this tutorial I will step through Photoshop Layers and Masks for Beginners.

Are you a Photoshop beginner?

Are you confused by Photoshop Layers and Masks?

Don’t worry, I was too. Thats why I have created this easy to follow comprehensive tutorial on Layers and Masks for beginners.

What is a Photoshop Layer Mask?

A layer mask is one of the most important tools within photoshop, basically, a layer mask controls where each adjustment layer is applied, its actually very easy, I promise 🙂

What is an Adjustment Layer?

As you might guess, an adjustment layer is exactly that, a layer that adjusts your photo, there is really no limit to what an adjustment layer can do, wether it be, brighten, darken, add contrast, boost colour it is all done via an adjustment layer.

There is no limit to what you can or can’t do in Adobe Photoshop, if you can imagine it, you can create it!!!

One of the major benefits of using layers and masks in Photoshop is the fact that every edit applied is completely reversible, edit your photo, save the layers, come back at any time and adjust your edit!

If you are a beginner, let me know if this tutorial helped you to understand Layers and Masks once and for all 🙂

*The Easy Way to learning Photoshop Adjustment Layers and Masks.

*Perfect for beginners

*Transform the Ordinary into the Extraordinary with Adobe Photoshop!

* Photoshop Tutorials for Landscape Photographers !!!

Complete course available at https://www.easywayphotography.com.au

Essentials (Beginner) Complete Course Content

Essentials (Beginner) Pre-course
* Essentials Workflow: Pre-course Notes
* Things you will need
* View in HD
* Check your Junk 🙂

Essentials Workflow – In Action!

* Essentials: Example Photo Downloads
* Easy Way Photography Workflow Guide
* Keyboard Shortcuts Print out

Workflow Step 1 – Essentials
* Set up Your Lightroom Folders
* Import Photos – Adobe Lightroom
* Raw Pre-Processing – Adobe Lightroom
* Raw Noise Reduction and Sharpening
* Export to Photoshop – Adobe Lightroom
* Open Photos Direct into Photoshop
* Raw or Jpeg?

Workflow Step 2 – Tools and Techniques
* Customise Your Photoshop Workspace
* Customise your Tool Panel

Workflow Step 2 – Essentials
* Easy Colour Correction
* Straighten Horizon
* Easy Dust Removal
* Auto Curves
Workflow Step 2: Essentials Walkthrough

Workflow Step 2 – Challenges!
* Challenge! Workspace
* Challenge! Crop: Straighten
* Challenge! Spot Healing: Dust Removal
* Challenge! Colour Correction: Neutralize

Workflow Step 3 – Tools and Techniques
* Crop Tool
* Brush Tool
* Smooth Brush Technique
* Paint Outside the Lines
* Elements of the Layer Stack
* Photoshop Layers and Masks for Beginners – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78ZIqyA9YN0

Workflow Step 3 – Essentials Walkthrough

Workflow Step 3 – Short Reference Videos
* Basic Masking Technique
* Basic Curves Adjustment Layers
* Hue & Saturation: Saturation

Workflow Step 3 – Challenges!
* Challenge! Brush: Gradient
* Challenge! Basic Masking.
* Challenge! Saturation

Workflow Step 4 – Essentials
* Save your Files

Workflow Step 5 – Tools and Techniques
* Basic Image Re-sizing
* Basic Noise Reduction
* Basic Sharpening
* Convert into sRGB for Web
* Workflow Step 5: Essentials Walkthrough

Essentials Workflow – Complete Walkthrough

Bonus Content! – Visual Direction
* Visual Direction – Reveal / Conceal
* Visual Direction 2

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  1. Larry Mowat
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Thank you. Excellent presentation.

  2. aravind sn
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Wow, Great video, you explain most of it with a lot patience. !

  3. privat
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Thanks great video!! I have a huge problem trying to get rid of red skin from a photo using Hue/Saturation, but I'm not succeeding. Have seen several tutorials but still cant get rid o the red skin in person face in the picture. What am I doing wrong…?

  4. Robyn Priestly
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Thanks of this tutorial. I was wondering if you have or can do one on the image on the start of the tutorial of the house and clouds.

  5. Richard Coomber
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Excellent video. I'm 71 and just getting to grips with PS, and this cleared up a lot of things

  6. Peggy Sue
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    got any videos coming up on sky replacement by any chance? 😉

  7. Peggy Sue
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    thank you finally someone that explains it easy enough for me to keep up..good demo mate

  8. lloyd landersz
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    thank you so much

  9. The Henna Realm
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Thanks for this 🙂

  10. Scyx Razor
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Thank you so much my friend. The best tutorial video in the entire universe. +1 like, +1 subscriber 🙂

  11. Lisa Coleman
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    I found this EXTREMELY helpful. So easy to understand when you explain it. Thank you!

  12. hbranc
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Thank you so, so much for this video! Everything was greatly explained. I finally understand how they work, and the purpose of inverting the colors! This is going to help my editing tremendously! Continue the good work. I just signed up for your course!
    You rock!

  13. Daniel Hall
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    I gave you a like because this is a well thought out, detailed, and informative tutorial. However it's pretty dry, and it took me a couple sessions to get through the entire thing. Keep up the good work, but if you could make it a little more lively that would be great. It might have something to do with the volume, the mic used to record didn't do the best job. Just food for thought. Good luck and thanks.

  14. Andre L.
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Very helpful video. Thank you.

  15. Martha Moss
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Very clear, thank you. When finished, do you flatten your image? Do you then return to Lightroom?

  16. Simon Braggins
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Really well explained with just the right amount of detail. Lightroom has been my weapon of choice but having seen the power of layers I'll be doing more in Photoshop. Many thanks for making the vid.

  17. Charles Spratley
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Thanks! This is the best tutorial I have seen on the subject. Very clear and easy to understand. The best thing you do is not assume what the viewer knows, so you explain how to do everything from manipulating brushes to techniques for masking

  18. Nicola Sutherland
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    finally, an easy to understand tutorial on masks and layers! Most of these have left me more confused than when I started. Thank you!!

  19. Jon Summers
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Good job you not into photoraphy 20 years ago . You wouldnt know what the hell to do .

  20. peter skillen
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Great tutorial. Thank you very much.

  21. Mike Henry
    October 1, 2017 at 11:29

    Excellent, thank you!

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