The Daily Texture for 12/16/2015
You know that moment when the gray, dark, stormy clouds open up and that hint of blue sky appears once again? That's what Today's Daily Texture is all about! I used this texture with one of my buffalo photos taken at the local safari park. Despite the fact the bison had direct sunlight on him, this texture worked really well! I used the texture as a background, and as a multiply layer on top set to about 60%, with the left side and top side of that layer masked away to keep the light on the buffalo's face and back.
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I have found a number of great video tutorials over the years on working with masking, layers and working with textures in photography. These are some of the ones I've watched which I recommend:
• Blend Modes & Masking in Paint Shop Pro
• Photoshop Tutorial: Layers and Layer Masks for Beginners
• Remask for Beginners by Topaz Labs
• Remask 4 Tutorial by Topaz Labs
• Layer Masking in Photoshop With Textures
• A Breakdown of Blending Modes | Photoshop Tutorial by Aaron Nace