Image editing: Quickly brighten night images in Photoshop
Tips & Tutorials, by Mark White
January 23, 2013
You could jump to Photoshop’s Levels adjustment, or Brightness/Contrast, but here’s an even quicker way to brighten up a nighttime shot
Duplicate the Background layer (Cmd/Ctrl+J) and set the blend mode of this new layer to Screen. And that’s it!