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Simulate Drag Shutter Effect in Photoshop

Lee Varis provides a step-by-step tutorial on simulating a “drag shutter” effect in Photoshop. Techniques covered include his ultimate hair edge method utilizing a Hardlight blend mode to preserve all the fine hair wisps.

Advanced Hair Masking Technique in Photoshop

Lee Varis shows an advanced hair masking technique that DOES NOT rely on the Refine Edge dialog in Photoshop CS6. Instead, this unique approach utilizes the Hard Light blend mode with a subject shot on a gray background.