Recovering detail in blown-out highlights with Luminosity


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Recovering detail in blown-out highlights with Luminosity

Here is an image where we have got a little bit of blown out detail in the highlights. You can see in the hair here where the sun was hitting the blond towhead here that you are getting blown out detail there. Also in the side of the face, here in the cheek and the shoulders as well. There is a loss of detail on the shirt and across the shoulder as well. So how do we go about in getting some detail? Well the first thing you want to do is do your Channel lock. You want to investigate the individual channels of the document, to see if there is detail in a channel that you might be able to borrow from. So as a reminder to do the Channel lock you hold on the Command key or Ctrl on Windows and do 3, 4 or 5. So Command+3 is the red channel and you can see there that now there is really no detail in the blown out area in the red channel.

Command or Ctrl+4 takes you to the green channel. You can see it's still little bit better and we got a little bit more detail on the hair here, but no...

Recovering detail in blown-out highlights with Luminosity
Video duration: 5m 5s 2h 58m Intermediate

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Recovering detail in blown-out highlights with Luminosity provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop Blend Mode Magic

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Design Photography
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