I thought I would bring you back to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison today and use this opportunity to give you a quick Photoshop tutorial on using a layer mask and also how to process this with the onOne Perfect Photo Suite 6 using Perfect Layers. This image from the north rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison at Island Peaks viewpoint. The deep darkness of the canyon and the bright daylight of the sky make for very contrasting exposures and so you have to use either a GND filter or take two separate images. I didn’t have the proper GND filters with me on this day so I chose to take two separate images for this image. One image was exposed for the sky and the other image exposed for the canyon.
Here’s the final image:
Here’s the video tutorial on how to perform a layer mask in Photoshop:
Here’s the same layer mask function using the onOne Perfect Photo Suite 6 – Perfect Layers
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