RetouchPRO

Go Back   RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo Retouching
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Photo Retouching "Improving" photos, post-production, correction, etc.

Why does this works to get rid of hair fringes?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 07-23-2013, 01:34 PM
ronfya ronfya is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 26
Why does this works to get rid of hair fringes?

Hi there,

I came across a technique unknown to me to get rid of hair fringes left when extracting hair from a white background and compositing into another one.

The original was shot against a white BG.

On the first picture, it's a rough 1st pass selection.
Usually at this point, I placed a copy of the orginal under in multiply blend mode and masked in the flying hairs. So far so good.

The new technique I don't get why it works is this:
  1. Just duplicate the 1st pass selection.
  2. Clip the dupe.
  3. Set the main (underlying) layer to multiply.
  4. At this point everything looks multiplied with the blue BG because the clipping behaves as a group.
  5. So we uncheck the layer style option "Blend clipped layers as a group" so that the blendings are done the order of the layers.

I get the group thing. What I don't get is why does this clips away the white fringe since the masks are all the same ?

Thanks.

R.
Reply With Quote top
Reply

  RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo Retouching


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Reshaping hair with minimal distortion - ? JR22 Photo Retouching 4 05-20-2013 01:56 AM
Anybody know Joel Grimes' hair masking technique? ronfya Photo Retouching 1 09-14-2012 10:26 PM
Digital Wigs. Or, retouching real ones. dcmcintosh79 Photo Retouching 3 10-14-2011 07:29 PM
Help! Hair needed Mike Needham Photo Retouching 2 05-19-2011 09:56 AM
Hair? julianmarsalis Photo Retouching 1 04-27-2011 09:35 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved