Luminosity Masking – ON1

Advanced Tools & Techniques

Once you have a solid understanding of both global and more localized adjustments, it is time to dig into some of On1 Photo RAW 2019’s more Advanced tools. In this video, I will edit two images, leveraging everything we have covered so far while also mixing in the use of luminosity masks, advanced layer blending, creative use of noise reduction and much more. This will be the final video this month with the holidays fast approaching so I hope you have some fun with it!

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Luminosity Masks an Advanced Look

Let’s wrap all this Luminosity Masking stuff up to one killer conclusion!  We are going to talk about some advanced concepts here, but by the time you are done, you will be prepared to take on the Empire!

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Luminosity Masks and Portraits

So we already talked about the Science behind Luminosity Masks and how to use them with Landscapes.
This week we are going to look at how we can use Luminosity Masks with Portraits.   Don’t read too far into this, in reality, it is no different than using them with Landscapes.  All of the principles remain the same we just have to decide where we want the viewer to focus.  Luminosity Masks can be instrumental with portraits, they are not just Landscape tools!

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ON1 Workflow – Creating a Beautiful B&W Seascape

Black & White tones are great for creating a beautiful seascape photo. A powerful tool in ON1 Photo RAW 2018 allows for greater control and creativity in your photo editing. Specifically, Luminosity Masks allow you to selectively edit and apply effects to just the tones you want. If it sounds complex it REALLY isn’t. In fact, this technique will help your photo editing workflow become faster and more efficient. This works particularly well when editing landscape photos (or seascapes such as this one), and is perfect for enhancing a boring sky.

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Luminosity Masks and Landscapes

So we talked about the Science behind Luminosity Masks last week.  While I love that stuff (the inner number nerd in me) you may have found it to be a little underwhelming because we were working on a Test Image.

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ON1 Workflow – Using Luminosity Masks to Selectively Apply Effects

Luminosity masks are a go-to tool of mine when shooting sunsets, or trying to make a subject and a sky stand out. Join me in this complete, start-to-finish ON1 Workflow edit using luminosity masks to accurately post-process and apply filters to specific parts of this image. You can download the practice file and full video in this post.

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Luminosity Masking Basics

This week we are going to take a look at the nerdy side of Luminosity Masking.  We are going to break down the Luminosity Masking panel and get in the weeds.   The nerdy stuff is my favorite, hey, I never claimed to be a cool kid 🙂

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ON1 Workflow – The Shadowed Landscape

Pointing your camera into the sun can make a great photograph. However, doing so usually leaves those backlit foreground elements in deep shadow. In this start-to-finish workflow video, watch ON1 Guru Scott Davenport harness the power of Local Adjustments and ON1 Photo RAW’s masking tools to even exposure and color tone of backlit, shadowy subjects.

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A Quick Introduction to ON1 Luminosity Masking

Last year I did a video for the “12 months with Matt” group on Luminosity Masking. Since then, I’ve changed a few things about the way I explain it. Plus I figured many of you could use a refresher, or maybe haven’t seen it if you’re new.

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