Working with midtones

If the Hard Mix layer's opacity is too high, it dominates the result But this image also had a lot of drab midtones that appeared posterized if the Hard Mix layer was too transparent—go% opacity worked best here

Q Q O Layers ' < . -i ■ ■ !■

) Hard Mix_Opacity: |lOtffi MQ

Fill: 1i-lQ

E

Pin Light: + blur 10

0

Exclusion

0

m

Background

a

|ss

>\ O. ©.! -

J | a |

■3 U

O

A

Hard Mix

B 100

c

90

0

A

Pin Light

B 100

c

100

0

A

Exclusion

B 100

c

100

The final Hard Mix layer can be used to balance image contrast

Original image. HESEBH

Light shade

Overcast

0 0

Post a comment