Dodging using a Layer Mask

Open Image in Photoshopscreen-shot-2017-02-17-at-12-40-23-pm


2. Window>Layers to make a Layers palette appear on the right.screen-shot-2017-02-17-at-12-41-47-pm

3. Click on the 4th icon from the left at the bottom of layers palette. It looks like 1/2 circle with the top half dark, bottom half white

Choose “Levels”. Then move the right slider to the left until the faces look nicely exposed.screen-shot-2017-02-17-at-12-43-07-pm

4. Click once on the white layer mask

5. Type “Command” + “i” to invert the layer mask to make it ‘black’

6. Select brush tool shortcut ‘b’screen-shot-2017-02-17-at-12-44-22-pm

7. At the bottom left of the tools palette, if the foreground color isn’t white click double headed arrow to move ‘white’ to foreground’screen-shot-2017-02-17-at-12-44-58-pm

8. Paint in the areas of your picture you want to dodge.

9. If you make a mistake painting, press the letter ‘x’ to switch foreground color to black and paint over the area.screen-shot-2017-02-17-at-12-45-25-pm


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