Painting light and shadow pt. 2


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Painting light and shadow pt. 2

Let's zoom back in, though. I am zooming in and out with Command+Plus and Command+Minus. These power lines here, to be honest, they don't bug me. They are not super-high contrasty, they don't stand out, and they are a real part of the image. I'm not going for, plainly, a really natural empty landscape. I've got parking lots and houses and things here, so I don't mind these coming across here. And here is a cesspool or something. I should probably get rid of that, but I'm okay with that level of reality in the scene. So I am going to keep that. So that takes care of our retouching.

Now we are ready to move on to our next bit. There is no spot removal or anything we need to do. So I am ready to head on into Tonal Adjustments. So what do I need to do here? The image looks a little low contrast to me. Let's take a look at the histogram, and click the exclamation mark to update it and sure enough, there is no strong black. There's not really any strong whites, but...

Painting light and shadow pt. 2
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Painting light and shadow pt. 2 provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Photoshop CS5: Landscape Photography

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Photography
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Photoshop
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