Paint with light (and dark) Photoshop Elements 10


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Painting with light (and dark)

Before digital photography, photographic prints were made by exposing light sensitive paper passing light through the negative, the original image. During that process, you could block light from certain areas of the image in order to lighten or darken selectively throughout the image. With digital, that process is much easier. We can simply paint with light and dark directly onto the image. Let me show you one of the ways that you can do this with Photoshop Elements.

I have an image here with some flowers in the foreground and a mountain in the background. And because of some haze in the sky, that mountain is looking a little bit low in contrast. I'd also like to darken the sky down just a little bit, and for added emphasis, I think I'll lighten up the flowers and perhaps darken up the foliage. And that's a fair amount of refinement to the lighting for this image, but it's relatively easy as you'll see in just a moment. I'm going to use the Brush to...

Painting with light (and dark)
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Painting with light (and dark) provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Quick Fixes with Photoshop Elements 10

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