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There are plenty of functions for masking in Photoshop, and each of them is useful in its own way. Whether it’s color selection, focus masks, or channel selection.
Channel selection is always based on the contrast between red, green and blue, and I am manipulating them after duplicating the channel with the highest contrast.
Another way to create masks is using selections based on saturation. This is not a well-known method, but it’s a very powerful way to create awesome masks when dealing with complex selections.
Why do we need Saturation masks?
If you work in a studio, you might be able to shoot against a white backdrop. An important property of white is it’s 0% saturation, so everything “human” you put in front of your seamless white will have more saturation as your white background. You can utilize this to create a fast and precise mask.
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