Explore the Burn-and-Dodge workflow Photoshop: Retouching


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Exploring the burning-and-dodging workflow

Now that you've been introduced to this burning-and-dodging technique, I want to take a look at how we can use this technique on two different images, and I want to do that in order to share with you a few workflow tips and techniques and shortcuts that can help make this whole process even more efficient and effective. Well, with this photograph here--I'll zoom in on it a little bit--and what I want to do with this picture is I want to brighten up a large area of the picture. I want to brighten up her face here. So let's create a new layer. Let's change the blending mode to Soft Light, and let's do that all by way of a shortcut. Press Shift+Command+N on a Mac or Shift+Ctrl+N on Windows. This gives us the ability to create this new layer. With this new layer, we'll go ahead and name this dodge and we can also choose our blending mode here from the pulldown menu. Now if we select the blending mode here, when we create this layer it will automatically h...

Exploring the burning-and-dodging workflow
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Exploring the burning-and-dodging workflow 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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