Photoshop question. Curves-Show clipping preview

Started Feb 6, 2013 | Discussions thread
Redcrown Senior Member • Posts: 1,559
Re: Photoshop question. Curves-Show clipping preview

I don't see any way to convert the Curves "show clipping" preview directly to a mask.
However, you can achieve the same with other techniques. One is to use a temporaty Threshold adjustment layer. Add the layer, set the desired level, then go to channels and ctrl-click on any channel (they will all be the same) to load a selection (mask). Then just delete the Threshold layer.
For more advanced methods, learn about "luminosity masks".

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