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Adobe Photoshop Elements 10: Maximum Performance by Abhijit Chattaraj, Mark Galer

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Project 6

High Impact

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Cooking up some character – a recipe for success

Images captured in flat light can sometimes lack detail, depth and drama. It is possible, however, to unleash the hidden potential of an image using post-production techniques. The secret to success lies in the contrast blend modes together with filters and adjustment features that can detect and enhance edge contrast. This depth-charge technique is designed to inject the drama that the start image lacks.

The technique that follows uses a Gaussian Blur ‘smooth tone technique’ to smooth the broader areas of tone while the fine detail will be preserved and sharpened. The application ...

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