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Old 05-09-2011, 10:15 AM
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Re: Hair isolation

Thanks Tony
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Old 05-09-2011, 03:34 PM
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Re: Hair isolation

Originally Posted by Daviskw View Post
With a gray background it is easy to put any background you like.

In my example I first darkened a duplicate to get the gray close to 128.

I then inserted a new background above it with the layer mode set to overlay.

I then added a mask to the duplicate and masked in the original color very loosely.

This technique will show every hair.

Wow, great result! I guess focusing on getting even lighting on the background around the hair is important if I want to use this technique.
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