House on top wordiness is one of the most well loved photo equipment used.
It makes photos look out of this world and vivid but it can also bury details in the shadows and highlights. In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to apply house on top wordiness without losing details.
Masked House on top Wordiness Photoshop Tutorial
The house on top wordiness photo effect is a problem for wedding photographers. It hides the details in the groom’s tuxedo and bride’s dress. Losing detail in the groom’s tuxedo may be honest sometimes, but the photo should always show the details in the wedding dress. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to apply house on top wordiness without affecting the highlights and shadows. This Photoshop practice can also be used on other photo equipment to protect the highlights and shadows.
Step 1 Open a photo that you would be fond of to apply the house on top wordiness effect to. It is preeminent to try this with a wedding photo because you will be able to see how this practice protects the deep blacks in the tuxedo and bright whites in the wedding dress.
Step 2 To start, we’ll arrange the layers for the house on top wordiness effect. For Photoshop CS3 users, you can use Smart Filters to do non-destructive editing and to keep the gather in a line size small. For Photoshop CS2 or older, you will need to start a
- If you are using Photoshop CS3, right mouse click on the layer in the Layers palette then point outConvert to Smart Differ.
- If you are using Photoshop CS2 or older, point out Layer > Duplicate then change the blending mode of the new layer to House on top.
Step 3 Apply a Gaussian Blur filter. Point out Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur. Photoshop CS3 users: Leave the default settings then click OK; we’ll go back to editing the settings with we change the blending mode of the Smart Filter. Double click on the blending options icon in the Layers pallete then change the blending mode to House on top. Click OK and double-click on the Gaussian Blur smart filter (the Gaussian Blur text) to readjust the Gaussian Blur settings.
Photoshop CS2 or older users: Adjust the settings to get the results that you question.
Step 4 Now you’ll learn the Photoshop practice that will protect the details in the shadows and highlights.
- Photoshop CS3 users: Click on the Smart Filters layer mask in the layers palette.
- Photoshop CS2 or older users: Click on the add layer mask button in the layers palette. You should now have a layer mask. Make sure that the layer mask is selected by clicking on the layer mask thumbnail in the Layers palette.
Step 5 Point out Persona > Apply Persona. With this tool, we’ll paste a copy of the persona into the layer mask. Use the default settings, which should be the same as the settings in the persona not extra than.
Your layer mask thumbnail should be an black and colorless copy of the persona you’re effective on. This layer mask means that the layer is masked out where the shadows in the metaphors are.
Step 6 With the layer mask still selected, point out Filter > Stylize > Solarize. This will look to grow dim the persona in the layer mask. What the Solarize filter did was make the highlights in the persona black as well so that the highlights are masked out as well. This foliage only the midtones colorless so that the layer only affects the midtones.
The problem now is that the house on top wordiness effect is hardly visible. In the next step, we’ll make the effect extra visible by rising the magnet a distinction and brightness in the layer mask.
Step 7 With the layer mask selected, point out Persona > Adjustments > Levels. Using the Levels tool, go the colorless input slider towards the left. This will increase the magnet a distinction and brightness in the layer mask. The extra you go the slider to the left, the extra visible the effect will be. Click OK when done.
At this time is the final result. The persona now has the house on top wordiness photo effect but the shadows and highlights are still meticulous. You can preview the effect by ground the Budge key on your keyboard and clicking on the layer mask thumbnail in the Layers palette.
At this time is a comparison of the house on top wordiness effect without and with a layer mask. With the layer mask that we applied, the details in the dress is visible and the groom’s hair doesn’t mix together into the social class anymore.
And irrevocably, at this time’s the before and with results.