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  • Flint123
    Help with Dodge & Burn?
    by Flint123
    Hey all,

    So I am trying to learn the high end way of retouching, the Dodge and Burn way. BUT there are some things that are confusing me.
    I read that you can zoom in as much as possible and D&B pixel by pixel, but I am not sure if that is just for wrinkles and hair(s) OR if...
    12-12-2007, 01:06 AM
  • Doug Nelson
    Various Dodge & Burn ( DnB ) Retouching Techniques
    by Doug Nelson
    I thought it might be a good idea if we cataloged the many different ways to dodge and burn in retouching.

    I've seen approaches from "use the dodge/burn brush" to "paint on overlay layer with 50% fill" to "sample the darkest and lightest skintones, desaturate...
    05-03-2015, 03:01 AM
  • Pericu
    Dodge & Burn Issue
    by Pericu
    Hi dear community,

    I've got some serious issues at dodge & burn for the time.

    I'm doing D&B with 2 adj. layers and brush settings of either 30%Op & 5% flow or 50%opacity/3%flow. I'm using pen&tablet and I am already extremely careful.
    I'm using a...
    07-30-2012, 03:11 PM
  • yelhsaneerg
    dodge & burn practice
    by yelhsaneerg
    here's a link to a pic and i was wondering if it would be a good photo to practice the dodge & burn technique on? I've never really tried it before and i'm not really sure where to start so if anyone could give me any tips that'd be appreciated. also, in this pic i've already added a high pass filter...
    03-30-2008, 11:40 AM
  • scott watson
    Dodge & Burn On Cars
    by scott watson
    Hi all,

    The D&B technique seems to be talked about here everyday, but mostly for peoples skin.

    Does anyone use this technique when retouching cars?
    i.e to get smooth blends in the cars tones and to get rid of any harsh reflections? Basically to bring out the...
    10-25-2006, 04:54 AM