Any tricks to make this background true white?

Started Jan 31, 2013 | Questions thread
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Just remembered a trick I discovered several years ago, but I don't use it much anymore.  It's a great tool for opening up shadows too, depending on the blending of the dupe layer.

Open file

create dupe layer

Filter>blur>smart blur>OK

From drop down window

radius 3

threshold 25

quality High

mode Edge Only

OK

Image>Adjustments

Invert

Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur

Radius 30

OK

Change blend mode to Overlay

taste.  You will definitely have a white background.

Flatten

Dupe Layer

Click Magic wand on the white background

Select

Inverse

Change blend mode to Multiply, Linear Burn or Color Burn.

You can keep opacity or reduce to taste.

It's a quickie, and not perfect, but close.  gc

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