Introducing the Burn and Dodge tools


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Introducing the Burn and Dodge tools

In this chapter and in the subsequent movies we are going to start to talk about burning and dodging. In this initial movie, I want to de-construct how these Burn and Dodge tools work inside a Photoshop. In the other movies we will be using this tools as well as some other techniques. Let's open up the file happy_ grandparents.tif. Press F to go to Full Screen View mode and then double-click the Zoom tool. Here are my folks with the few of a grandkids and you know what? I don't think my parents are happier than when they have their grandkids in there arms. And what I want to do with this photo is just start to talk about how we can burn and dodge. Dodge is a tool that brightens burns is a tool that darkens. We need a copy our background layer, because we don't want to apply the burning and dodging into this layer; we want to apply to a copy so that we can always undo this.

Next thing that I'm going to do is select Midtones and crank my exposure up to 100%. Now this is a n...

Introducing the Burn and Dodge tools
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Introducing the Burn and Dodge tools provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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