Recovery and Fill Light


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Recovery and Fill Light

In this exercise, we're going to finally touch on the Recovery and Fill Light features here inside of Camera RAW. Fill Light allows you to open up your shadows. Recovery allows you to dim down your highlights. They're analogous to the shadows and highlights options included with the Shadows/Highlights command that we investigated in Chapter 17. So bear in mind that they are Edge Detection features, meaning that they're going to result in halos inside your image. So you either want to take it easy and use values between like 10 and 20, very low values indeed, or you just want to go for it and create effect images, which is what we're going to do, because these images need an awful lot of help.

They are Glanum ruins.dng and Spanishtown dinosaurs.dng, both found inside the 24_camera_raw folder. They both suffer from dark foregrounds and overly lit backgrounds. So I'm going to start here with Glanum ruins. You can see that the sun is setting in the background. We have a very...

Recovery and Fill Light
Video duration: 6m 57s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Recovery and Fill Light provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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