Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Brightening up the exposure, part of Photoshop for Photographers: Compositing.
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Well, let's continue to brighten up our photograph. …So go ahead and select white as your color picker, and then let's go ahead and crank …up our Opacity here. …I'll go to maybe 20%. …I'm going to start to bring up some brightness on a couple of areas. …The front of the house, that's really important, right, the barn. …That beautiful barn garage there! …All right, also a couple of these other areas. …And this is a really big and beautiful house. …I need to make sure to work on the treetop here, because I brightened up the bottom of the tree. …I need to work on the top, also a little bit on the chimney there.…
So I will decrease the Opacity and with the lower opacity, I will just kind of bring up …some brightening in this area. …And I bought in too much there, but that's okay because I am going to make my brush smaller …and kind of bring that back down in a couple of these little areas over there. …A lot of give and take with this type of technique, isn't it? …You kind of paint a little bit in, then you paint a little bit out, and you go back and …
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