How to create luminosity masks

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This is an instructional video recorded by me to show youhow to create luminosity masks in Adobe Photoshop.These luminosity masks are a tool for advanced editing of photos. It allows you to separate effect of adjustments made to the image to such level of lights or darks tones, so it is essential technique for every digital photographer. These masks are invaluable in manual HDR processing, sendwich processing etc. The video is inspired by the tutorial written by Tony Kuyper on his website.

The video is recorded in Czech and it has English subtitles. Tutorial shows you how to create  luminosity masks for separation of lights, darks and mid-tones. It also teaches you general purpose of masks in editing of photo images.

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Self taught landscape photographer living in Prague, Czech Republic. He loves nature, especially he falls in love with the mountains. He travels in the spare time to beautiful locations around Europe and North America to catch up wonderful light and moments in his photographs. He shared here, apart from photographs, post processing tutorials and tips. In addition to this blog he also runs another site focused primary on the technology

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  1. By Orchy river on March 30, 2013 at 9:22 pm

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