The evolving Dodge, Burn, and Sponge tools Photoshop


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The evolving Dodge, Burn, and Sponge tools

Selective Edits are one of Photoshop's core competencies, the ability to work on a small portion of the image and do very interesting things to it are something that Photoshop excels at. So we can take an image as far as possible globally in Camera RAW or Lightroom, but then when we're in Photoshop, we want to do things to specific pieces of it. We already talked about that with sharpening and sharpening key areas of the image, now I want to talk about it with Tonal Adjustments. And so what we see here is an image that I shot under control lighting, I've taken out as far as possible in Camera RAW and its looks great.

But let's see how much further we can go using some Brush Based tools. And a lot of people don't realize that the Dodge, Burn and Sponge tools were completely overhauled for CS4, they've what's called Protect Tones, which allows me to use them without introducing artifacts. So we're going to start with Dodge, which for those of you with pho...

The evolving Dodge, Burn, and Sponge tools
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The evolving Dodge, Burn, and Sponge tools provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Bryan O'Neil Hughes as part of the Photoshop Insider Training: Enhancing Photos

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