Refine shadows and highlights Panoramas


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Refining shadows and highlights

When you shoot a panoramic photo, chances are you have a lot of shadows and a lot of highlights. And because you're covering such a wide range, it's very possible that you don't have an ideal exposure all the way through. Fortunately, Photoshop's Shadow Highlight Filter. Does a great job of allowing you to target both the shadowy regions and the highlights, plus it can be run on a smart object, making it truly non destructive. I recommend that you take the image and right click and convert to a smart object.

This will set it so you can use the adjustment non-destructively. Next choose image, adjustments, shadows highlights. With the shadows highlights adjustment you see two basic sliders. Logically, there's one for shadows and the more you lift that, the more the shadows become lightened. And one for highlights so you can knock down the brighter areas. Now neither of these should be dragged all the way over. Typically though, I will click, show more options.

When you do, take a deep...

Refining shadows and highlights
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Refining shadows and highlights provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Shooting and Processing Panoramas

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