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How To Use The Awesome Color Range Masking (in 60-seconds or less)

Another awesome, and very quick tip, from longtime Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde. If you’re not using the Adjustment Brush’s new Color Range Masking feature, this video will surely make you want to.

Right? Right! It works amazingly well on a wide range of images. You’ve gotta try it (and thanks, Benjamin). 🙂

Thanks for stopping by, everybody and we’ll catch you here tomorrow for Rob’s Wednesday column. 🙂



P.S. Just a few weeks before I’m in Atlanta and then Milwaukee, Wisconsin with my full-day Lightroom seminar. Come out and spend the day with me. Tickets and more details here.



  1. Johan Schmidt 7 March, 2018 at 21:44 Reply

    Good tip. My Range Mask is set to off and I can’t seem to activate it – any ideas what’s wrong? Thanks

  2. Reid 7 March, 2018 at 11:29 Reply

    Instead of painting with the adjustment brush, use the gradient tool, but start it outside your photo and then push away just a little bit. In two seconds, you have a 100% mask over the whole image, then use the color range tool.

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