Article By Jimmy McIntyre

If you’ve been following my tutorials for a while, you’ll know how powerful luminosity masks are. But did you know that you can create your own perfect luminosity mask in Photoshop, without complex actions?

This tutorial will show you how to do just that. We will create a luminosity mask that will perfectly suit our needs when standard luminosity masks can’t. We’ll do this by creating a black and white layer, and playing with a Levels slider.

Then, when everything looks good, we’ll visit the Channels palette and make our selection! You’ll see just how easy this is in today’s video.