Correcting bright and dark tones


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Correcting bright and dark tones

Welcome back. In this movie, what I want to focus-in on is the snow. Now, a lot of times when you photograph snow, it's tricky, right, because the snow is so reflective. So I want to bring back some details into the snow. How can I select that? Well, a couple of different techniques that we can use. I can use a Quick Select tool, and I can make sure I'm in the background layer, nice small tool. I'm going to go ahead and just paint around these little areas of snow, great. So now, I have a pretty decent selection of the snow there. I'm going to then create a new adjustment layer; I'll click on the Adjustment Layer icon and choose Curves. Now, with curves, all that I'm interested in doing is just darkening this area a little bit. I'll make it real drastic, so we can see what's happening. Now I'm darkening the area. I also want to bring down the whites a little bit.

So I'm going to go ahead and bring some detail into those tones. Now, one of the thin...

Correcting bright and dark tones
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Correcting bright and dark tones provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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