Adding contrast to the highlights


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Adding contrast to the highlights

As I mentioned previously, burning and dodging is about brightening or darkening different aspects of our image. A lot of times when we burn and dodge, what we are doing is affecting the overall image density as well as the image contrast. But what I want to do in this movie is give you a little bit of a bonus tip for a way that you can extend what you know about burning and dodging into another area of contrast. And this particular technique, while it isn't pure burn and dodge, what it is is taking a look at how we can apply the same type of burn and dodge thinking to contrast in order to make some really strong and good improvements to our photographs.

Well again, I want to work on a color in a black-and-white image so that we can see how this works in both contexts. Let's start out by working on this photograph over here and let's zoom in on the image a little bit, then first what I want to do is take a look at how we can gain contrasts with a blend mode, and it won't wo...

Adding contrast to the highlights
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Adding contrast to the highlights provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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