Jump to content
GJH

How to reduce halo on masked selection....

Recommended Posts

Hi there,

 

newbie here so please go easy on me!

 

I have selected my foreground and refined the selection nice. I convert the selection to a masking layer. I add a background and place this under my foreground. All looks good except there is the thinnest line of pixels around parts of the foreground. In ps I would select the mask layer then select using the lasso tool an area that i wanted to correct and apply a levels correction just on the mask, very effective and quick.

 

Is there an easy way to do something similar in Affinity on the ipad? I’ve attached a crop illustrating what I mean.

 

cheers, g

3D0319C8-E4D9-4BF2-845D-19B971AB60F1.jpeg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi GJH,

Other users experiencing similar effects have found different solutions, check this thread out for more info. Another alternative method that can be used is this one.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Lee, ta for the quick reply. Most of those other posts relate to blurring the original background by the looks, interesting though. I actually managed to get it to work in the same way as ps in the end. Select the masking layer, make a selection around the area of the halo. Use the levels adjustment and change the channel to alpha. Now dealing up the Black will remove the halo nicely. 

 

Good stuff!

 

g

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Please note the Annual Company Closure section in the Terms of Use. These are the Terms of Use you will be asked to agree to if you join the forum. | Privacy Policy | Guidelines | We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.