Darkening corners with the Soft Light blend mode


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Darkening corners with the Soft Light blend mode

In this movie, we are going to look at another technique that we can use in order to Burn and Dodge. We will be working on the file corwig_wolf_kids.psd. Let's go ahead and double-click that one to open it in Photoshop. Press F to go to Full Screen View mode and then we will zoom in on the image just a little bit. Now I like this photograph, I like the expression, I like the time of day, it's right at sunset. I like the way the shadows work out, I like it but one of the things that I really like to do is I like to darken the corners a bit and I want to do that with this technique which is actually quite useful.

So what we are going to do here is we are going to create a new layer by clicking on the New Layer icon and I'm going to name this new layer corners. Next what I'm interested in doing is filling this layer with black. So I'll go ahead and press Option+Delete on a Mac/ Alt+Delete on a PC to fill with my foreground color because my foreground color is currently...

Darkening corners with the Soft Light blend mode
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Darkening corners with the Soft Light blend mode 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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