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The power of the range mask is undersold

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Jimmsp

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I just got finished with some post processing work of a forest scene in the fall. I wanted to selectively brighten and enhance the saturation of some of the yellow and orange leaves.
With the LR adjustment brush and the range mask in "color" , it became a two minute job. If I had to take the photo into Photoshop, it would have been a much more difficult and time consuming process involving some complicated masking.

If you haven't used this relatively new feature (v7.x as I recall) - try it. You will really like it. I have used it before, but when I used it on these multiple small leaves, the power and ease of use really came through.
 

Tom75

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I have used quite some times and also really like it. Had some cases where the result was not optimal but in most of the cases it was really good.

Regards,
Tom
 
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