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Photoshop Tip: Select shadows only

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Tips & Tutorials, by Mark White
January 2, 2013

Use Color Range (Select>Color Range) to select just the shadow regions in your image

Color range

Inside the dialog box, set the Select list to Shadows. No other options will be available.

Hit OK, and then add an adjustment layer such as Levels to edit the lighting in those areas only.

  • Robin

    I am using PSE 9 — ‘don’t see those commands — Am I in the right program???