Editing the Shadows

The inaccurate lightening created particularly ugly shadows on the girl's face. You will not remove them entirely; instead, you will reduce the shadows enough to give the girl's face a nice, smooth appearance:

Fixing Dark Shadows on the Cheeks

Begin with the banana-shaped shadow on the right cheek. From the toolbox, choose the Lasso tool (the Magnetic Lasso tool is okay, too) and a feather of 3 pixels on the Options bar (use a higher feathering value when working with higher resolution images). Look at Figure 16.17 to see the selection.
Figure 16.17. Create a selection marquee around the banana-shaped shadow.


When you are using the Magnetic Lasso tool, keep in mind that it locks onto the ...

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