Dodging and burning


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Dodging and burning

Sometimes you want to correct the lighting or the color in a photo in very small areas. When that's the case you might want to try this trio of tools that lives down here at the bottom of the toolbar: the Sponge tool for saturating and de-saturating color, the Dodge tool for lightning, and the Burn tool for darkening. I am going to start with the Burn tool, selecting it here, and then I'll go up to the Options bar. I usually like to use a hard- edged brush with this tool. So I'm going to click the arrow on the first icon in the Options bar.

And I'm going to choose one of hard- edged icons and then I'll click the X on that menu to close it. I'll move my cursor into the image and I'd like my Brush Size to be a little bigger, so it will cover this sign. So I'm going to the right bracket key on the keyboard a few times. I'm going to leave all the other options at their defaults up here, including the Range option, which determines whether that tool will be w...

Dodging and burning
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Dodging and burning provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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