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Adobe® Photoshop® CS2 Studio Techniques by Ben Willmore

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Color Fixes

Just as with the Dodge tool, you'll start having problems when you use the Burn tool with a color image (Figures 16.85 and 16.86). When that happens, you're welcome to try painting with a shade of gray (with the Paintbrush tool) and setting the blending mode to Color Burn, which will darken the image, making the colors more vivid while leaving the highlights largely untouched (Figure 16.87).

Figure 16.85. Original image. (©Stockbyte, www.stockbyte.com)

Figure 16.86. Image darkened using the Burn tool.

Figure 16.87. Image darkened ...

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