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Through the use of luminosity masks you can create stunning, balanced images that encapsulate a vast dynamic range of light.
How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images
Hold Alt (Mac: Option) then click on a layer mask thumbnail to toggle between viewing the layer or the layer the mask.
Sharpening your images with the classic high pass filter (and requisite blending mode) along with an appropriate luminosity mask to blend it.
Luminosity Masking Before and After
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