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Tutorial Number 06

Advanced Masking

This is a demo of how to use the Layer Adjustments Mask feature in Elements 2.

The original image has been scanned and definitely needs to be improved. The fast shutter speed used to capture the jet as it flashed across the sky  has rendered the background in too much detail and makes the lone Tornado look almost static.

A brief description of the procedure accompanies each screen grab.

The original scan

I have tried a different method of preparing this latest tutorial and at some time, hopefully in the not too distant future, I am hoping to burn the most up to date collection to CD.

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