Luminosity Masks Unmasked

Luminosity Masks Unmasked is a comprehensive video workshop designed to teach you the full power of using masks. We assume you don’t have any experience with them and build throughout the workshop to many of the most advanced techniques.¬†

By the end of this video workshop you will have a strong foundation in using these powerful tools and you will be applying them to your images with confidence in no time.

Luminosity Masks have fast become one of the most powerful editing tools in Photoshop to take your images to the next level. From blending images, creating naturally beautiful high dynamic range images, to fine control over contrast, colour, highlights, shadows and much more.

With 2 decades of experience in Photoshop, developing plug-ins for Photoshop and running many workshops and presentations, we have compiled all of our learning¬†and teachings into a full 8.5 hour video workshop. We will teach you Luminosity Masks from the ground up. We’ll set a strong foundation in understanding the masks and using your selections. Then we will build on that foundation throughout the video workshop to the most advanced techniques.

Video Introduction

Setting the Foundation

We start with the fundamentals of layers and layer masks and understanding how to read and use your histogram to assist in making selections.

Layers, Layer Masks & the Histogram

Setting the foundation for creating and using luminosity masks, we’ll cover:

  • Reading the histogram and how it works to help make selections.
  • using adjustment layers in Photoshop.
  • how layer masks work and their power in editing.
  • using layer masks on:
    • Pixel (image) layers
    • Adjustment layers
    • Group layers

Start Creating Luminosity Masks

We cover the details of creating masks in the Light, Dark, Mid-Tones, tonal zones and even create masks based on colour. These videos will cement the foundation of making effective selections.

Luminosity Mask Selections Explained

Completely understand how Luminosity Mask selections are made and why you would use them.

  • Create an infinite number of light and darks masks.
  • Utilise mid-tone masks to add incredible punch to your images.
  • Create tonal (zone) masks to target specific tonal areas.
  • Make masks based on colour, allowing even more flexibility.
  • Modify masks using many tools to target areas more accurately.
  • Create masks with the powerful Heat Map tonal selection tool.

Never question again which masks you need and how to modify them.

Taking it to the Next Level

Now we’ll unlock the full power of Luminosity Masks. We’ll start using some advanced techniques including painting with your selections to make your images jump off the screen.

Painting With Luminosity Masks

Mastering this powerful technique will take your images to the next level, allowing you to target any aspect of your images.

  • Use Luminosity Masks to control dodging and burning.
  • Paint with colour on your images.
  • Painting on adjustment layers to target specific areas.
  • Painting on image layers.
  • Use painting to blend images together seamlessly.

Mastering this technique will unlock unlimited possibilities.

Learn Blending Modes, Create Your Own Custom Masks and Work With Adjustment Layers.

  • Learn the ins and outs of blending modes.
  • Create Luminosity Masks and use them with blending modes.
  • Use all types of adjustment layers to target more than lightness, targeting colour, vibrance and much more.
  • Learn to create your own luminosity masks to get you out of difficult situations.

Unlock your creativity, discovering uses you never knew about or even thought possible.

Digital Blending & Full Image Edits

Blending images is one of the most popular and powerful uses for Luminosity Masks. With nearly 4 hours of full image edits, we’ll edit 4 images to completion from Camera Raw through to Photoshop, including 3 edits with digital blending of multiple images. Consolidating all of the techniques we’ve covered in the videos, we’ll use them to edit the image to completion. We’ll also explore a few additional advanced techniques to create special effects in the images.

What’s Included?


24 HD Videos

24 full HD high resolution (1080p) videos


Learn entire image workflows to streamline your processing

8+ Hours

Over 8 hours of high quality content

Full Image Edits

4 complete full image edits, complete image workflow


Available for download or watch online

Digital Blending

3 complete edits include digital blending of 3 to 5 images


Photoshop Files

Photoshop files included for full image edits

Beginners - Advanced

Learn the basics right through to the most advanced techniques

Start Mastering Luminosity Masks Today

Unlock all the possibilities in your images. This vide workshop is structured in a way to give you a very strong foundation and give you the confidence to start applying these powerful tools in your post processing. There are two purchasing options below: if you don’t own ADP Pro v3 you can purchase this along with the Luminosity Masks Unmasked video workshop at a discount, or if you are only interested in the video workshop it is also available as a stand alone purchase.

Luminosity Masks Unmasked Video Workshop

An 8.5 hour video workshop to get you well on your way to mastering the use of Luminosity Masks in your workflow. you’ll never look back.

$55.00 USD

Luminosity Masks Unmasked & ADP Pro v3

Save 15% by Combining ADP Pro v3 with Luminosity Masks Unmasked, an 8.5 hour video workshop designed to teach you all the ins and outs of using Luminosity Masks.

Combo Sale: $82.95 USD