Painting light and shadow pt. 3


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Painting light and shadow pt. 3

We are going to do something we've done before. We are going to create, of course, a Levels adjustment layer that brightens. Then we are going to use the Gradient map to wrap it into the background. So, I am going to brighten that up there. I'm even going to adjust the black point a little bit. Notice that I have put this adjustment layer above all of the others. I want this one to affect everything below it, including the brightening effects that we added before. This is something that needs to hit the whole image. Now, I am going to be masking this layer, so I am not worrying too much about nailing my Levels adjustments layer settings right off the bat.

I've got my level mask on there; I am ready to fill it with black. Now, I am going to grab the Gradient tool, white in the foreground, black in the background. I know that I want from here down to be brightened, so, I am just going to click from about here up to about here. Before. After. So, my foreground is brightened. I a...

Painting light and shadow pt. 3
Video duration: 9m 19s 6h 43m Intermediate

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Painting light and shadow pt. 3 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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