Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Opening up detail with the Screen blend mode, part of Photoshop CS6: Restoring Photos.
At times, you might find that an image is simply too dark. …That might be because the original was underexposed or because a reproduction …was created a little bit too dark. But in any event, when you have an image …that is just overall too dark, you may want to apply a quick adjustment, in …order to bring out some more of the shadow detail in the image. …I'm going to show you a very quick and easy method for instantly brightening up …the image overall. This effect will brighten all values …except black or white. Obviously, white can't be brightened …anymore than it already is and the particular technique I'm going to show …you will not affect black in the image. But any tonal values in between will be affected.…
Let's take a look at this very simple process. …I'll start off by creating a copy of the background image layer. …So, on the Layers panel, I'll drag the thumbnail for the background image layer …down to the Create New Layer button, the blank sheet of paper icon at the bottom …of the Layers panel. When I release the mouse, a background …
- Choosing your source image
- Adding metadata
- Image restoration strategy
- Working with layers
- Evaluating before and after
- Tonal and color adjustments
- Image cleanup
- Adjusting detail
- Saving the master image
- Creating a print or online version
Skill Level Intermediate
Scanning Techniques for Photography Art and Designwith Taz Tally6h 53m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Tonal Adjustments
3. Color Adjustments
4. Targeted Tonal and Color Adjustments
5. Image Cleanup
6. Adjusting Detail
7. Finishing Up the Image
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