Taking shadows to the brink of black


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Taking shadows to the brink of black

All right, it's time for the blend-in. Now I am working in this catch-up document. In case this is the first movie of mine you have ever watched in your life. You can catch-up with me by opening this image right here, it's called Infrared.psd and it's found inside the 13 Channel Mix folder. We are seeing the over-the-top infrared effect applied to this woman and this man. So far the effect is not the least bit sublime, it's quite ridiculous and we've got very harsh transitions around the hairs and we have these ultra-light clipped highlights.

So let's go ahead; what I want to do with this infrared effect is I want to burn it into the shadows of the original image. So I want to use it to bolster the shadows to create a higher impact effect overall. So we're going to on one hand bolster the shadows, sink those shadows, make them darker and then turn around and lighten the highlights using a different effect, not this one. Here's what I want you to do. The ...

Taking shadows to the brink of black
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Taking shadows to the brink of black provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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