Darkening details with the Burn tool


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Darkening details with the Burn tool

In this exercise we're going to take a look at the Burn tool, which is essentially Dodge's opposite, just as the Dodge tool ends up brightening things, the Burn tool right here, which you can also get by pressing the O key. And you can remember that, because if the burnt a piece of toast, its going to darken up right, and this little hand could be holding a piece of toast. These icons are actually based on old Darkroom techniques. I'm going to switch to the Burn tool, and again, you have your Range Controls and this time, it's more likely that you're going to want to stick to the Mid-tones in the Highlights inside of the image, and this image in particular needs help in the Highlight Department, so I'm going to go and switch the Highlights, of course, Highlights ends getting sticky here in the PC, so I'll press the Esc key afterwards.

Escape does not abandon the fact that you switched to Highlights; it just unsticks an option. And then, it's really importa...

Darkening details with the Burn tool
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Darkening details with the Burn tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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