Grand Rapids Camera Club

"Summer Zoom Assignment...Masking"

What Is Image Masking And How Is It Used In Photo Editing? July 21 at 7:15


July 21, 2021 at 07:15 PM


When talking about editing and processing images, the term 'masking' refers to the practice of using a mask to protect a specific area of an image, just as you would use masking tape when painting your house. Masking an area of an image protects that area from being altered by changes made to the rest of the image.

(7) Photoshop's 5 Most Powerful Selection Tools - YouTube


Please watch one or both of the You tube videos above and join us on July 21 at 7:15 for an informal discussion on what we might have learned and perhaps your questions can be addressed. Or, you might want to let the club know where you have been and what adventures you have had!!

Steve Port & Evie Carrier Presenters Biography

As we travel and capture those amazing images this summer--and our beautiful state has opened up--there may have been moments that, after coming back home to our studios and looking at that image on our computer, we find an unwelcome object. Ugh! Perhaps a bottle, boot or bear has wandered into our line of sight (well, if it was a bear, you have probably taken off). However, all this to say, let's talk about masking those items out and get the picture you had seen in your viewfinder.

Zoom Link to follow.