How to Fix Blown-Out Highlights in Photoshop CS6


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Fixing blown-out highlights

Another problem that we commonly want to correct is to fix any blown-out highlights, or any really bright areas of our scene. The problem is is that as we walk around the world and we look at different things, our eyes can adjust. So, say, for example, we walk inside of a room. Our eyes will adjust so that we can see the detail in the darker area of the room. When we walk outside, our eyes will adjust again so that we can see the brighter scene before us. The difference between the darkest area of a scene and the lightest area of a scene is called the dynamic range of the scene.

While our eyes are really good at adapting really quickly, the camera is not quite as good. The camera can adapt in one way and that is, if you photograph in a very dimly lit room, you can change the ISO of the camera in order to make it more sensitive and kind of see the detail in the darker area. If you walk outside, you would change the ISO in order to photograph a very bright scene. The problem that cameras hav...

Fixing blown-out highlights
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Fixing blown-out highlights provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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