Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Correcting overexposure, part of Photoshop for Photographers: Compositing.
Here we're going to take a look at how we can make a few more exposure adjustments and …also how we can modify the overall color and tone of this photograph. …Let's go ahead and turn on the visibility of the interior layer. …What I want to do with this layer is I want to correct the overexposure that we can see …in the room here and also on the picnic table. …Now the technique that I'm going to show you here works with overexposure or different …types of exposure in a number of different situations. …What we want to do is before we create a mask, let's zoom in on the image a little bit, and …let's start to think about how we could select this.…
One way that we could select this is by using Color Range. …To do that, navigate to the Select pulldown menu, then simply choose Color Range. …This will take you to the Color Range dialog, and what you can do here is click on an area …of your image in order to start to build up a selection. …To add to it, hold down the Shift key and then click and drag around that area, and you can …
- Combining facial expressions from two images
- Creating a better group portrait with Photomerge
- Removing a subject from the background
- Changing the scale of a subject
- Enhancing the color and tone of a composite image
- Masking together multiple exposures
- Filling in background gaps
- Correcting overexposure
- Replacing the sky in an image
- Creating reflections
- Building in shadows
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Combining Expressions
2. Adding a Subject to a New Environment
3. Compositing to Improve Composition
4. Combining Exposures in Architectural Photography
5. Replacing the Sky in an Image
6. Showing Frame-by-Frame Action in Sports
7. Creating an Imaginative Scene
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