Dodging and burning


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Dodging and burning

There are going to be sometimes when you are correcting a photo and you just want to make a few small subtle changes that effect just a portion of the image, not the entire image. A quick way to do that is to use one of a trio of tools that live at the bottom of the Toolbox right here. I'll click and hold to show you those are the Burn tool, which you can use to make small areas of a photo darker, the Dodge tool, which you can use to make small areas lighter, and the Sponge tool, which can be used to saturate and desaturate small areas. Let's take a look at the Burn tool. I'll select that and before I use the tool, I'm going to check the Options bar. I'm going to make sure that I have a hard-edged brush selected and usually, I like to use this tool with midtones selected, but once in a while, I'll need to bring in some highlights, very seldom shadows. The intensity with which I do that is controlled by the Exposure. I usually start at 50% and if I need less or ...

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 7 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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