Improving highlights and shadows


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Improving highlights and shadows

In this movie, I want to take a look at another example of how we can work with shadows and tone, when we are interested in retouching photographs. All right, well let's go ahead and zoom in on this image. This is a photograph of an elite athlete, a professional volleyball player. As we zoom in on the image, one of the things that I notice is that there is some shadows underneath the eyes and a little bit too much of a shine on the forehead. That's a result of taking a picture outside in the sun and it's a pretty bright and harsh sun. So I want to soften things up just a little bit here. Well in order do that, I'll first create new layer and name this layer eyes, because that's the area we'll work on first.

Next we'll grab the Clone Stamp tool, and we're going to select the blend mode of Lighten. Let's take our Opacity way down. I am going to zoom in even farther and here what I'm interested in doing is having a nice soft brush, so we will right-cl...

Improving highlights and shadows
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Improving highlights and shadows provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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Photography
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