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Correcting tone with blending modes and masking

Here in this movie, we are going to explore how we can work with adjustment layers, blending modes and masking in order to improve exposure. With this portrait here, you notice that this area is a little bit too dark. I want to brighten that up. I also want to brighten up the overall picture. So let's go ahead and zoom in on the photograph and then let's make a few adjustments to it. We are going to do this again with adjustment layers and blending modes. Here click on the Curves Adjustment Layer icon that will create a new Curves adjustment.

Now we actually aren't going to make any adjustments to the Curves itself, rather we are just using this, so that we can then apply a brightening blending mode. The blending mode that we are going to use is Screen. You can think of this blending mode as if you were projecting from two different projectors the same image onto one screen. It's like we have a double the intensity of the overall brightness. Well, I don't want that to b...

Correcting tone with blending modes and masking
Video duration: 5m 22s 6h 4m Intermediate

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Correcting tone with blending modes and masking provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: Portrait Retouching

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Photography
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Photoshop
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