How to Increase Details Selectively

How to Increase Details Selectively

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The selective application of digital Photoshop editings are now a crucial prerequisite in contemporary digital photography. This applies not only to details but to all those kinds of interventions that affects our images; so them  colors, details, lights, contrasts etc… To obtain a good image is therefore essential to know how to master the application of selective elements, details in this case are a factor of particular importance for the selective application. Let’s see how to do it:

 

– Duplicate Layer

– Select Black and White adjustment layer

– Change the Blending mode in Hard Light

– Go to Filters>Others>High Pass  and put radius as follow

 

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Now create a layer mask and fill it with black color MAC (Cmd+I) PC(Ctrl+I).

Your layer mask will be look like this. Black mask has the effect of hide the High Pass filter applied.

 

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Now select the White Brush and set the opacity aroud 30% (you can set an higher value for a stronger effect).

By painting the various elements, you are selectively showing the details in the affected areas 🙂

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