Using more bitmap effects tools: Dodge and Burn


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Using more bitmap effects tools: Dodge and Burn

Two of the Bitmap effects tools get their names from traditional photo darkroom techniques. If I move over to the Tools panel here, and click and hold on these set of tools that are in the lower-left section of the Bitmap tools, you'll see Dodge and Burn. The names of these two tools are basically taken from traditional darkroom techniques where dodging allowed you to selectively lighten part of an image that was too dark, and burning allowed you to selectively darken part of an image that was too light. We're going to use both of these tools in our cycling shot here to, again, improve the overall image a little bit.

So we'll start with our Dodge tool. Again, and again, look in the Properties panel. You'll see we've got some controls. I am going to change the Size of this brush to be a bit larger, about 22 pixels, 24, somewhere in that range. I want a nice, soft Edge to the brush, so we get nice, soft blending. I'm going to go with a Round brush. Now here is one that w...

Using more bitmap effects tools: Dodge and Burn
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Using more bitmap effects tools: Dodge and Burn provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Jim Babbage as part of the Fireworks CS5 Essential Training

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