Join Tanya Staples for an in-depth discussion in this video Correcting Fill Flash and Backlighting, part of Getting Started with Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo XI.
- When you're making lighting and tonal corrections,…two of the most common problems that you're going…to run into is that sometimes the light is too harsh,…in that your highlights appear really blown out.…Here's an example of that,…you can see that on my son's face the sun is shining…on him so harshly that I've lost some detail here…in his hair and also in his face.…The opposite problem is also a common one.…Here you can see I've taken the photograph into…the light and as a result it's cast this really dark shadow…over him and I've lost a lot of details in the shadow.…
So we're going to use two features…in Corel PaintShop Pro Photo 11…to rectify these two problems.…We're going to use back lighting…and we're going to use flash fill,…so let's take a look at those.…We're going to start here with this image…that has the highlights blown out,…and for this particular example we're going to use…the back lighting feature to adjust it.…I'm going to grab my zoom tool…and I'm just going to zoom in a little bit here on…the areas that are really blown out so we can see…
- Finding and viewing photos in the Organizer
- Keywording, rating, and searching
- Using One-Step Photo Fix and Smart Photo Fix to adjust color and lighting
- Retouching photos with the Makeover tools and Skin Smoothing
- Applying special effects, such as Time Machine and Depth of Field
- Adding borders and text
- Printing and sharing photos
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Organizing Your Photos
3. Editing your Photos
4. Retouching Your Photos
5. Applying Special Effects
6. Adding Text and Borders
7. Printing and Sharing
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