How To: Use shadow & highlight to correct a dark foreground

Use shadow & highlight to correct a dark foreground

For anyone who has taken a picture and forgotten to turn on the flash, the result is usually a picture that is too dark. In this video, learn how to use the shadow highlight feature in Photoshop to correct images that are too dark. The tool can be automatically applied and is used specifically to brighten the foreground of a picture. You can play around in Photoshop to lighten the foreground yourself instead of doing it automatically. The next time a picture turns out too dark, don't throw it out, just use Photoshop's shadow highlight to correct an overly dark foreground.

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