Video and Written Tutorials

We’ve put together video and written tutorials on Luminosity Masks, general Photoshop tutorials and much more. 

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Combining Luminosity Mask Creation Methods

Combining Luminosity Mask Creation Methods In Photoshop there are two main methods of creating Luminosity Masks. These are through the use of layers and by calculations, both 16-bit. There are several ways that these can be used to create unique methods of making our...

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Reveal Clipping For Creative Editing in Photoshop

Reveal Clipping for Creative Editing When you hear the word clipping used in photography, your mind automatically jumps to a loss of information in your highlights or shadows, and that's exactly what it is referring to. Our immediate reaction is to either darken our...

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Midtone Luminosity Mask for Bright and Vibrant Images

Create Bright & Vibrant Midtones Midtone Masks are a very powerful tool for editing your images. There are many different ways that they can be used. In this series of videos we're going to explore the different ways that Midtone Masks can be used to get your images...

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Digital Blending With Luminosity Masks – 2 Image Blends

Digital Blending Series 2 Image Blends Video 1 of 4 In this first video, we show two methods of blending: Method 1: We place a white mask on the top layer, with the lighter image on top. This gives us the exposure for the shadows in the foreground and the sea. Then...

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Blend City Lights With Luminosity Masks

Blend City Lights With Luminosity Masks Architecture photos can be very stunning, especially if they are taken at the right time of day. The best time of day is during the blue hour, when the city lights have come on, but there is still colour in the sky and detail in...

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How To Edit The Milky Way

How To Edit The Milky WayIn this tutorial, I show many techniques to enhance your Milky Way images. As with any image there are many ways that you can achieve your desired outcome. There are many ways to achieve outcomes in post processing and this tutorial is a guide...

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ADP Pro v3 Luminosity Mask Panels

ADP Pro v3 All The Panels ADP Pro v3 has taken the concepts of selecting, modifying, and using a Luminosity Mask to a new level. With a simple compact interface, you have access to 15 in-built panels at the press of a button from the main panel. We've significantly...

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ADP Pro v3 Quick Mask Luminosity Masks

ADP Pro v3 Quick Mask Luminosity Masks The Quick Mask tools are an alternate method for mask creation in ADP Pro v3. Using calculations, we create 16-bit luminosity selections to target all tonal ranges in your images. This is a very responsive and visual method of...

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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 years. Using layers has a couple of advantges over using calculations, which are also built into ADP Pro v3. The main...

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How To Use The Sharpening Panel in ADP Pro v3

Sharpening Panel in ADP ProThe new sharpening panel in ADP Pro v3 has significantly improved in functionality. We have added an auto web sharpen section with 3 methods to sharpen included. You will also find a self sharpening section giving you complete freedom and...

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How To Use The Colour FX Panel

We have added some new and exciting tools into the Colour FX panel in ADP Pro v3. Many new filters have been added in to help you create stunning images. From Orton glows for ethereal effects, to adding or removing structure, a powerful dynamic contrast and more. You...

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How To Use The Mono FX Panel

Mono FX in ADP ProAt ADP Pro we have a passion for monochrome images, and have poured all of our experience with editing monochrome images into Mono FX a powerful addition to ADP Pro v3. This tutorial will run through the details of the functionality in the Mono FX...

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Using The Heat Map Tonal Zone Masks

Zone System Heat Map Panel in ADP Pro The Heat Map panel built into ADP Pro v3 provides a unique and powerful way of visualising and creating any Luminosity Masks in any tonal zone. Using the heat map zone system allows an unlimited variation of tonal selection in...

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ADP Panel Pro Video Tutorials

Find links below to the Luminosity Mask Video Tutorials with over 6 hours of video content and growing. All of these videos tutorials are absolutely free to watch. There are videos going back to the original ADPpanel, but are still relevant in the latest update, with...

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ADP Panel Pro How to Use Videos

ADP Panel + Pro is the previous version of our Luminosity Mask Action Panel. Below you will find 24 videos showing all of the functionality built into ADP Panel + Pro. This panel has now been superseded with our latest Luminosity Mask panel, APD Pro v3.Introduction to...

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How to Stitch and Blend Bracketed Panoramas

How to Stitch and Blend Bracketed Panoramas The difficulty experienced exposure blending bracketed images can vary from easy to quite complicated. We can add additional layers of complexity to the process when we are dealing the bracketed panoramas. Bracketing our...

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