Burning and dodging to add emphasis


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Burning and dodging to add emphasis

The next thing I want to take a look at is how we can do some burning and dodging with this photograph. In particular, when we zoom in on the image one of things that I'm noticing is that now that the logo is gone, I kind of wish that I had a shadow over here on this side of the photograph just to create some symmetry. Let's do that by creating a new layer, and by changing that layer blending mode to Soft Light, and then by painting in with black or white to darken or brighten. Let me show you what I mean.

Well, here we'll go ahead and click on the New Layer icon, and we'll name this new layer burn and dodge. Next, we'll change the Layer blending mode to Soft Light. Then we'll choose the Brush tool; press the B key to do that. Then we need to change the opacity of the Brush tool. So, after you've selected it, if you press a number on your keyboard like the number 2, it will go to 20%. Turn on this option if you're using a pressure sensitive tab...

Burning and dodging to add emphasis
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Burning and dodging to add emphasis provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Enhancing an Environmental Portrait with Photoshop

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