Monday, February 20, 2012

Advanced Photoshop Masking Secrets Revealed!

Part of the secret of popularity of a company lies in being update with the latest trends. This always gives an edge to the professional team. The latest that has hit the market is the CS5 script. It converts a standard layer in CS5 as a smart object. The camera raw tools are used as a tool to get the right editing layers. This software can be downloaded on a MAC or even an iphone. It comes with a tutorial for easy use. Amateurs should not risk buying the version if they are not familiar with the basicPhotoshop masking techniques. But for the senior designers it is worth the investment in gold. Another secret lies with focus blending techniques. Different piled images that are stacked can be used as a final composite piece. The CS5 also has creative masking without masking (useful for many images), green screen removal (used for paintings), basic and advanced clone painting.
A very useful technique is that of the vanishing trick. One can use content aware fill with blend mode. It is a new tool that can be a trendsetter for some kinds of images that need vanishing lines.  If a picture is very badly exposed, it can be treated with ACR and smart object tools. See the virtual change in quality and texture of the final output. Want to make the grass a little more greener? There is a non-destructive method. The hue blend mode setting can do the wonders and change the picture-A better form of color correction. An image with a panoramic view can look fabulous.  A lens correction tool can be used easily. High quality and real images appear with a stunning visual appeal. A basic pixel blend with an advanced setting is also useful. It helps the overall resolution of the final image.
Nowadays to beat competition photographers click unusual pictures. Then these shots are bought on the editing table to be made unique with advanced Photoshop masking techniques. Such pictures require crazy techniques as well. The CS5 has a perfect masking solution to enhance the visibility. An addition of a grain is a subtle change. But it changes the outlook of the object. Advanced solutions like star trail action and opacity aid in adaptation of the many layers. Advanced digital cameras have their own problems. When images come out there is a possibility of lens correction and also noise reduction. The ACR can be used to correct multiple images. Pros also have the advantage of understanding the optimization of images, toning with HDR tools, masking basics & advanced, motion blur, content aware patterns. Minute changes like spot healing, removal of wires, content aware rotation, wrapping flattened images like puppets and animation can be useful.
Commercial skills always help offshore editing firms to bring the best quality of work for their clients. They are able to deftly do the job at lesser costs also.  Traditional tools are now being traded for more advanced sets. It can be seen from the kind of images that now appear online. To be in business reputed companies need to take stock and advance further with such tools. After all one day these secrets will one day come out in the open and be no longer a surprise it is today.
- About the Author:
Atiqur Sumon
Chief Executive, DTP & SEO Expert at Outsource Experts Ltd.
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