Improve a black-and-white landscape Photoshop CS6


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Improving a black-and-white landscape

So far in this chapter, I've shared with you a few techniques that you can use for burning and dodging, or darkening and brightening. And primarily, we've worked on photographs of people. Yet here what I want to do is turn our attention to working on a landscape photograph; in this case, a black and white picture, and I want to share with you an extension of a technique that we've already learned so that you can kind of have the best of both worlds or the best of two different techniques. So this particular technique starts off with a shortcut. You'll want to write this shortcut down because it's important.

It's Shift+Command+N on a Mac or Shift+Ctrl+N on Windows. This allows you to create a new layer. Let's name this new layer burn and dodge. What we'll do here is change the Blending mode to Soft Light. Now so far, this is nothing new; we've done this before, a new layer in Soft Light Blending mode. Yet what's new here is we're going to now fil...

Improving a black-and-white landscape
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Improving a black-and-white landscape provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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