Tag: Masking & Compositing
Masking is a technology that sits underneath a lot of the features that you use everyday in ON1 Photo RAW 2017. Combining multiple photos, brushing in or out effects, sky or face swapping- it’s all masking! I show you how masking is used throughout each module: Develop, Effects, and Layers, and how to use each different tool to get the best mask possible for each.
In this workflow video, you will learn how to effectively use the tools, their advanced features, and some tips and tricks to create your own beautiful masks throughout ON1 Photo RAW 2017.
ON1 Effects ships with many amazing textures and borders, but you can also create your own and easily import them. I’ll show you how to import both textures and borders and use them to create a vintage poster effect.
Sometimes a photograph needs just a little tweaking to go from good to great. When used together, Layers and Effects can be a powerful combination. In this video, you’ll learn to use them to gain maximum control over your edit and your artistic vision. By the end, you’ll know how to quickly enhance a sky and how to tweak the foreground subject so the edit looks seamless.
In part 4 of this series I pick up where we left off with skin retouching. In this video I show more advanced skin retouching options for working on your portrait photos in ON1 Photo (RAW) 2017.
In part 3 of this series I go through the basics of skin retouching on your portrait photos. Don’t forget to check out each lesson!
Continuing on with the Layers theme this month, we’re going to dive in to some workflows for using multiple layers. The main questions that come up are what order do we do things. We have Develop changes, layered changes and even effects. So what’s the right order to work in, and how to we jump across the various modules if we have multiple layers. As always, if you have any questions feel free to ask ‘em below. Enjoy!
Masking doesn’t need to be confusing or complicated! Watch as Liz introduces you to all the basic concepts of how to mask and all of ON1 Layers’ easy tools to make your images shine.
Filters are wonderfully versatile and come with tons of fun options. Masking, or the ability to selectively apply filters where you want them, can completely transform your images in exciting new ways!
Creating a collage gives you thousands of options and that makes them so much fun! Watch me show you the basics for creating a collage using ON1 Layers. In this video will learn how to access ON1 Extras, import your own creative elements, and build a collage with them. With ON1 Layers there are endless possibilities and it’s fast and easy to create something wonderful!
Watch ON1 Guru Bob Campbell’s workflow for swapping out the dull sky in this English village scene. Inside ON1 Layers using the Perfect Brush he quickly removes the grey sky and eliminates the fringing or halo left behind with the Refine Brush.
Masking is such a tough technique to do well, especially when you want to make a quick adjustment to your photo. Luckily, all of the advanced masking tools from ON1 Layers can be found in ON1 Effects. Accessing a few specific tools can help you make an advanced selection without spending hours masking a complicated photo!
Of all the ways you can edit your photos, one of the most powerful and creative has to be blend modes. In fact, blend modes are some of the oldest tools that you would find even in Adobe Photoshop, predating actual layers!
Being a full-time professional landscape & nature photographer I am almost always dealing with natural light in my photographs unless I am using a camera flash for fill-light on an animal or flower for example.
Watch Doug Landreth of Photomorphis create a rich textural composite using ON1 Photo 10. With the Layers masking tools he is able to replace the sky. Then in Effects watch him stack; Glow, HDR, Color Enhancer, Dynamic Contrast, Vignette & Texturizer filters to create his own unique preset.
Watch me show how to browse and apply textures to your photos using ON1 Photo 10.