Open up the shadows Photoshop CC


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Opening up the shadows

In this movie, I'll show you how to brighten up some of the shadow detail, using another application of levels. I'm going to start by closing the properties panel. And note this awning here. It's a little bit dark. I'd like to breathe some light into it. And you often hear people call this, opening up the shadows. And in order to pull that off with the highest degree of control you need to go ahead and select those shadows first. Now you can try using one of the selection tools we discussed back in chapter nine but there's a command that we haven't seen so far that gives you greater control.

Its located under the select menu and its called the color arrange command. Go ahead and select that command and notice that you've got this little eye dropper here. It works a lot like the magic wand tool it allows you to specify key color. And I'd like you to click just at some dark area, underneath this awning here. And what we're seeing inside of the color range dialog box is...

Opening up the shadows
Video duration: 2m 48s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Opening up the shadows provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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Design Photography
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