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Printing with Adobe Photoshop CS4 by Tim Daly

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CHAPTER 5

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Creative Emphasis

Localized Emphasis

Adopted from the time-honored skills of the traditional darkroom printer, burning-in and dodging helps to emphasize the main subjects in your image.

The image was shot with a manual Olympus 35-mm SLR, using Fuji Neopan 400 and was grabbed within a split second. The quality of light at the time of capture was flat and overcast, and the negative was further reduced in contrast by developing in Agfa Rodinal to produce a low-contrast but versatile starting point and to minimize the granularity of the film. Except for the main subject of the child, the outer parts of the image were of a very similar ...

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