Reducing wrinkles with Overlay


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Reducing wrinkles with Overlay

This image gives me another opportunity to kind of show you the versatility of a Dodge & Burn layer and what it can be used for. So rather than Dodge and Burning a landscape or whatnot, we are going to use a Dodge & Burn layer to de-emphasis the deep wrinkles that are on these two people. So if I go to actual size here Command+ 1 or Ctrl+1, I'm going to just pan this around so I can see both sets of eyes here, and you can see there are some pretty deep wrinkles here. Now what is a wrinkle? In Photoshop's definition it doesn't actually know whether that's a wrinkle. It's just a bunch of dark pixels next to a light pixel.

So another way of saying it's an extreme edge that's an area of contrast. So if we can deemphasize the contrast here, if I can make the dark part of the wrinkle lighter and make the light part of a wrinkle darker, or in this case some shine here, then what I can do is draw attention away from the brightest and darkest parts of the image...

Reducing wrinkles with Overlay
Video duration: 6m 37s 2h 58m Intermediate

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Reducing wrinkles with Overlay 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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Photoshop
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