Burning and dodging a sepia-toned image


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Burning and dodging a sepia-toned image

In this next stage of our Vintage Creative Effect project, we are going to take a look at how we can burn and dodge or brighten and darken, and also start to work with color. Well, in order do this I want to zoom out, so here I'll press Command+Minus on a Mac, or Ctrl+Minus on Windows, and I want to zoom out so I can see the entirety of the whole image. One of the things that I've noticed is that the sail here, the white part of the sail is a little bit too bright. In order to change that I am going to click in the Background layer, then I'll use my Quick Select tool to just paint over that area.

Next I'll click in the top layer here of my grain group and then click on the Adjustment layer icon for Curves. In doing that, we can then just darken up this area a little bit, by clicking-and-dragging down. We can bring down the white point and also our midpoint. And all that this is doing is just starting to kind of bring down the intensity or the brightness of that area. By doing that I'...

Burning and dodging a sepia-toned image
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Burning and dodging a sepia-toned image provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: Creative Effects

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