If you want to create a masterpiece of your photo and you wish to edit some of those angles that you do not like the appearance, there are already thousands of applications to use in making your best-edited image. It is important to familiarize the available tools especially in Photoshop application because out of those many icons, there could be one best feature that you will forget using.
More precise edit tool using Quick Mask
It is important to note that once you are editing an image, it is a good thing that you will know how to combine colors and effects, control the brightness and contrast, so you could get an amazing result. A quick mask feature is very easy to use. Just imagine you are painting a wall with some objects printed on it. You wish to retain those objects but you want to change the background. What you will do is cover the object for protection of being wiped out.
Quick mask also work that way. If you want to retain a specific image with perfect edges and change the background, you can do so with this application. The main goal is to be more precise on what image to retain and what colors would be mixed to have good effects.
How to use Quick Mask in Photoshop
You need to familiarize first the icon so in case you need it already, you can just locate and click it with your cursor. However, since you are using computer, there are control shortcuts that you can utilize to make the job easy and fast. By just clicking letter Q, you could activate the Quick Mask feature. You will see no changes after clicking the letter but in your history panel, you could notice some marks as proof that Quick Mask has been used.
You need to decide which on that specific image you will cover so you could retain the properties of it. After defining that part, you can already apply gradients just like creating the whole background in your wall. Just like painting, there could be hole that would allow mixture of colors on that object and your paint or in Photoshop the gradient color. This could have a great mixture of color depending on your taste.
Other uses of Quick Mask in making edited images
Some people use this application in order to isolate the image from the unwanted background because they might need only the image for some other purposes. It is up to you on how you would utilize the Quick Mask feature as long as you will be satisfied with the result of your works.
You may also see tutorials online, some more specific procedures on the effective usage of this Quick Mask icon in your Photoshop application. You could also combine some effects using many other different tools to make that image look like it is real.
Explore more about great tools in Photoshop so you could make your own effect, with just mix and match, you might create a beautiful image of your own.