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Old March 13th, 2012, 06:02 AM
Bart_van_der_Wolf Bart_van_der_Wolf is offline
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Default Clipping indicator layer in Photoshop

Hi Folks,

I came across an elegant method to create a Layer which functions as a clipping indicator. That can be useful when working on the various layers that form the total composite, without the need to switch to other tools. It's more accurate than looking at the histogram, because it also tells where the clipping is going to take place. It also is easy to adjust the clipping thresholds, e.g. to avoid 'empty' whites in inkjet output, or featureless shadows when printing to matte surface media.

The addition of an invert adjustment layer also works with some older versions of Photoshop. When recorded as an action, it is very easy to add such a layer with the correct blending parameters with a single mouse click.

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Bart
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Old March 13th, 2012, 06:23 AM
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An elegant solution indeed, thanks for sharing.
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