Using the Shadow/Highlight adjustment


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Using the Shadow/Highlight adjustment

It's common to make photographs that have areas that need two different corrections. For example, if you shoot on a bright day, you are likely to get a result like this, with a foreground that is underexposed and a sky that is slightly overexposed. Fortunately, Elements has the perfect tool to fix this kind of problem and that is the Shadow/Highlight adjustment. Before I apply a Shadow/Highlight adjustment, I would like to make a copy of the layer to which I'm applying the adjustment. That gives me the freedom to go back to ground zero if I don't like the results of the adjustment. One way to copy a layer is this. In the Layers palette I'm going to select single layer in this file and I'm going to drag it up on top of the Create New Layer icon and release my mouse, and that makes a copy.

With that Copy layer selected, I'm now going to apply the shadow highlight adjustment by going to the Enhance menu at the top of the screen and choosing Adjust Lighting. Then I g...

Using the Shadow/Highlight adjustment
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Using the Shadow/Highlight adjustment 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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