Jump to content
Depa

Luminosity masks in Affinity Photo

Recommended Posts

In Affinity Photo 1.7, you can create a Luminosity Mask with the following key combinations:

Mac:  <Option-Command> Left Click Thumbnail of the pixel layer required.

PC: <Control-Alt> Left Click Thumbnail of the pixel layer required.

The Blend If function works well.  

There is also a method to create a Macro which selects each tone profile (Midtones, Highlights, Shadows) and you can then change each of the parameters to your liking and this gives a great deal of tonal control, the keystroke method for a Luminosity Mask is a "quick and dirty" way to get a quite a nice result.

I have attached the Macro should you prefer this method, or have a trickier image to edit (for Mac - I don't know if this can be directly imported into a Windows environment -  If required for PC users, I can set out the steps needed to create these Macros).

Luminosity Masks (Tones).afmacros

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×