Adjust shadows and highlights Photoshop CC (2013)


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Adjusting shadows and highlights

Another powerful adjustment in Photoshop is the ability to adjust your shadows and your highlights within a single adjustment. But if you look at your adjustment panel, you won't see an icon for this and that's because its under the Image menu, you select Adjustments, you can see that there's Shadow Highlights. But if I apply the adjustment here, it's going to be a destructive adjustment. But there's a workaround for that, on my layers panel I'm going to convert my background into a smart object. The easiest way to do that is to right mouse click and then choose Convert to Smart Object. Now when I choose Image and then Adjustments, I can select Shadow Highlights and we can apply this non-destructively.

Now, in the Basic mode, we have two sliders. One for the amount for the shadows and one for highlights. The amount slider is kind of like a volume slider as I move this over to the right. We're increasing the amount of change that's being appl...

Adjusting shadows and highlights
Video duration: 5m 49s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Adjusting shadows and highlights provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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