Keyboard Short Cuts:

  • CTRL+T = Transform
  • CTRL+J = Duplicate Layer
  • ALT + Right Mouse = Adjust Brush width or Hardness
  • ALT + Click on Mask = shows mask

Making Product Shot White Backgrounds:

  1. Add threshold Layer to check pure white
  2. Add Saturation Layer, desaturate and mask out product
  3. Add Raster layer and paint white boarder, low hardness.
  4. Add another Raster Layer - paint closer in.
    1. Double click layer for properties - change underlying Layer darks by pressing ALT (to get split indicator).

      PhotoshopTips LayerUnderlying
  5. Repeat last two steps.