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In article<fIKdndMxgZe535_HnZ2dnUU7-b_NnZ2d@giganews.com>, Ron C<r.capik@verizon.net> wrote:

> >>> Yes, his suggestive was that I go back to an old wet darkroom method.
> >>> Dodge the really light areas, using black cardboard or my hands. There
> >>> is a lot of trial and error, but it works. After a while I got a sense
> >>> of how long to dodge. And with the dynamic range of my camera,
> >>> corrections can be made in post.
> >>
> >> When was this?
> > 
> > A few years ago
> > 
> >>>
> 
> I'm really confused. How in the world can one use their hand
> or black cardboard to dodge a digital photo?
> 
> None of the tools/brushes in Photoshop seem to be set up to
> emulate those [hand/cardboard] tools of old.

the dodge/burn tool does exactly that.

however, there are much better options available now.