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Dodging and burning

The Dodge and Burn tools let you adjust the highlights, midtones, and shadows in an image. The Dodge tool lightens the tone; the Burn tool darkens it. You can dodge and burn anywhere in a photo, affecting an area as large or as small as you like.

To lighten the tone Back to Top
dodge tool

The Dodge tool was used to lighten the girl’s eye.

To darken the tone Back to Top
burn tool

The Burn tool was used to reduce the strong highlights on the faces.

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