Changing the Shadows/Highlights defaults


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Changing the Shadows/Highlights defaults

In this exercise, I'm going to suggest how you might want to set up your default settings inside the Shadows/Highlights dialog box. Now this is entirely up to you, but I think it will give you a mechanism basically for saving a little time and effort in the future. So I've created a couple of files for you to experiment on. One is called Linear grad lines.jpg and we'll use this image to gauge our default settings and then we'll move on to this image Face with fan.jpg, which comes to us from photographer Coka once again at fotolia.com.

All right, so let's start inside of this gradient image. Basically I drew a gradient, I colorized it using the Gradient Map command, and I'll explain how that command works in the future chapter. And then in order to get this sort of metal scraping pattern that we're seeing here, I went up to the Filter menu and I chose Stylize and I chose this command right there, Wind, which is one of Photoshop's lesser-known filters and ...

Changing the Shadows/Highlights defaults
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Changing the Shadows/Highlights defaults provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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