Reveal hidden shadow details Photoshop CS6


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Revealing hidden shadow details

Here, we have another example of a very contrasty or high-dynamic-range image. This image was exposed to make sure that the highlights kept their detail, but in doing so, some of the shadow areas are just too dark. In order to correct that, we are going to use a combination of the Blacks slider and the Shadows slider. But before we start moving the slider, let's go ahead and make sure that we have our Shadow Clipping Warning turned on. As soon as I toggle that on, we can see all of these dark areas have this blue overlay on top of them.

I want to try to get rid of that blue overlay, because that means that I'm clipping those areas to pure black, and I would like to see detail in those areas instead. I'll begin with the Blacks slider and start moving it to the right in order to try to reveal some detail or set my black point a little bit lighter. That did correct for some of it, but I'm also going to use my Shadows slider, again, pulling that to the right, in order to reve...

Revealing hidden shadow details
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Revealing hidden shadow details provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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