How to Use Shadows/Highlights to improve exposure Photoshop: Retouching


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Using Shadows/Highlights to improve exposure

In this movie, we are going to take a look at how we can use a powerful image adjustment tool and that tool is called Shadows and Highlights. We will be working with two photographs so that we can see how this adjustment works in different scenarios. We will start off with this image here and to work with this adjustment we need to copy the background or original layer. So let's do that by way of a shortcut, press Command+J on the Mac or Ctrl+J on Windows, and let's name this new layer, corrections because we'll be applying some tonal corrections to the photograph.

What I want to do with this image is I actually want to darken up the face a little bit. The highlights there are too bright. As I want to change the overall contrast or midtone contrast in the photograph, so let's navigate to the Image pulldown menu, next choose Adjustments, and then finally down near the bottom we will select Shadows/Highlights. Now Shadows/Highlights has a default setting, which boosts the sha...

Using Shadows/Highlights to improve exposure
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Using Shadows/Highlights to improve exposure provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: Portrait Retouching

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Photography
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Photoshop
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