Correcting Images Using Brush Techniques
Painting Using Layer Masks
In this example, the avocet chick’s eye and part of its head are in shadow and need to be brightened (Figure 8-66).
Figure 8-66. The region around the avocet chick’s eye is too dark.
First, we create a new Curves adjustment layer and brighten the whole image using the curve shown in Figure 8-67. The result in Figure 8-68 is obviously too bright, but we can fix that as follows:
Figure 8-67. The Curve we used to brighten the image
Figure 8-68. The image is now too bright.
We select the white ...
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