Subject: Re: Stuck Filters
In article<fIKdndMxgZe535_HnZ2dnUU7-b_NnZ2d@giganews.com>, Ron C<firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.