Luminosity Masks Tutorials

Your Place For Everything Luminosity Masks

The uses for luminosity masks in your workflow are limitless, with our imagination being the only thing holding us back. Below we’ve broken the tutorials into 6 different sections to make them easier to find. You’ll find many of the most popular methods, to some more obscure but very useful methods of using luminosity masks. Our hope is to accelerate your learning and understanding of applying them to your workflow. We have luminosity masks tutorials for users of all skill levels.

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Digital Blending

Learn to blend multiple exposures with a very natural look and create higher impact high dynamic range images.

Combining Luminosity Mask Creation Methods

Combining Luminosity Mask Creation Methods

By combining the different methods of luminosity mask creation methods in ADP Pro we’re able to create very specialised masks. This tutorial shows how to combine….

Dodging & Burning with Luminosity Masks

Dodging and burning with luminosity masks is one of the most powerful methods of controlling exposure and directing light.

Use Luminosity Masks to Dodge and Burn

Use Luminosity Masks to Dodge and Burn

One of the most powerful ways of controlling light in Photoshop is to use luminosity masks to dodge and burn. In this tutorial, we use this powerful editing tool….

Colour Grading with Luminosity Masks

Take greater control of the colours in your image, bringing life to your images with impact.

Change Colours Using 3 Methods

Change Colours Using 3 Methods

Completely changing the mood of your images is possible when working with the colours. There are many tools for colour adjustment in Photoshop. We show 3 of those….

Adjustment Layers & Luminosity Masks

One of the most common uses for luminosity masks is with adjustment layers, learn some great uses for this powerful tool.

How To Edit The Milky Way

How To Edit The Milky Way

The ways that we can edit the milky way or night sky are limitless. This allows us a great deal of creativity in our edits. Using luminosity masks we edit this….

5 Ways To Direct Light With Photoshop

5 Ways To Direct Light With Photoshop

In Photoshop, there are many ways to achieve the same or similar outcome. It’s important to know several methods to achieve something. This gives us the tools….

Remove Halos Using Luminosity Masks

Remove Halos Using Luminosity Masks

Halos come in all shapes and sizes. We can get them from pushing edge contrast to far, such as over sharpening. Sometimes they just appear in your image from the….

Miscellaneous Luminosity Masks Tutorials

Learn untraditional techniques for using luminosity masks in your workflow.

Complex Cloning Using Luminosity Masks

Complex Cloning Using Luminosity Masks

Sometimes we’re faced with a cloning job that’s almost impossible. In this image, I wanted to remove some clouds along the edge of the tree line. Using luminosity…

Ep2 – Fixing Discolouration

Ep2 – Fixing Discolouration

In this episode, Bradley presented us with an image showing discolouration on a wall from a water stain. We show both a complex and simple solution for this….

The Tools Built Into ADP Pro Panels

An introduction to many of the tools built into ADP Pro.

ADP Pro v3 Luminosity Mask Panels

ADP Pro v3 Luminosity Mask Panels

Built into ADP Pro are 15 unique and powerful panels. Including 5 panels dedicated to working with luminosity masks. You’ll find the details of all 15 panels….

ADP Pro v3 Quick Mask Luminosity Masks

ADP Pro v3 Quick Mask Luminosity Masks

Quick Masks are 16-bit Luminosity Masks, created by using calculations in Photoshop. The power of these masks in their smoother transitions and ability to dodge….

Creating Luminosity Masks With Layers

Creating Luminosity Masks With Layers

ADP Pro Luminosity Masks With LayersUsing layers to create Luminosity Mask selections has been a main feature in ADP Pro panels for a number of...