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Photoshop Tip: Selections and adjustments

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Tips & Tutorials, by Mark White
December 21, 2012

How to make selective effects using the mask supplied with an adjustment

Selections and adjustment layers can be combined. To do this, make a selection first and then pick an adjustment from the list inside the Layers palette.

For example, make a selection around the main subject, and go to Select>Inverse. Apply a Photo Filter adjustment to tone everything else in your image.