Burn and Dodge with the Brush and Gradient tools Photoshop CS6


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Burning and dodging with the Brush and Gradient tools

Now that we've been introduced to a few burning and dodging techniques, what I want to do is take a look at how we can apply one of those techniques, and also, how we can learn something new about burning and dodging. We'll be working with this photograph of my daughter Annie here with her brand-new puppy. This was the day that she brought that puppy home. What you'll notice is that her face is really bright, but light, it tapers off, it becomes darker and darker here as this lower portion of the image was closer to the shadows. So what I want to do is brighten that up so that this picture is both about Annie and also about her dog.

Well, one way to do this of course is to create a new layer and to change the Blending mode of that layer. To do that, we'll go ahead and click on the New layer Icon, and I'll just name this Burn and Dodge by double-clicking in that layer name and then retyping the name there, and we'll take this Blending mode to Soft Light. We can do th...

Burning and dodging with the Brush and Gradient tools
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Burning and dodging with the Brush and Gradient tools provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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