Painting an effect into a photograph


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Painting an effect into a photograph

Here, we are going to take a look at how we can use the Adjustment Brush to begin to paint in an effect into a particular area of our photograph. Let's go ahead and press the K key in order to select the Adjustment Brush. Next, what we want to do is dial in the effect that we are interested in creating. In this case, I simply want to increase my Exposure. I also want to decrease the Clarity and also reduce the Color Saturation just a bit there. All right. Well what about these options down below? Well, I definitely want to turn on Auto Mask, and I also want to show the Auto Mask.

Now, if I click on this color chip here, I can choose a different mask overlay color. By default, it's white, although we can choose other colors as well. Let's go ahead and choose something that will stand out, say, like a nice bright orange and then click OK. Well, how does this actually work in regards to Auto Mask? Well, first, I'll make my Size a little bit smaller, and I'll decrease the...

Painting an effect into a photograph
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Painting an effect into a photograph provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6

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Photography
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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