Dodging and Burning in Photoshop | Tuesdays With Lauri

Original Series December 25th 2012 9:16 AM 8 Comments

In this week’s “Christmas Edition” of Tuesdays With Lauri I decided to take a look at dodging and burning in Photoshop. In the video below, I show you guys how to use curves for dodging and burning, and talk about the things that you have to keep in mind while doing it. I hope you enjoy the video and as always, if you have any questions, just shoot me an email ([email protected]) or leave a comment below.

Merry Christmas everyone! :)

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Lauri Laukkanen, is an editorial and commercial photographer, specializing in creative portraiture, fashion and sports photography. People usually describe his style as cinematic, creative and sometimes a tiny bit crazy. He was recently awarded with the WDP 2012: Photographer of the Year -award, and his work has been featured all around the internet, including 1x.com, Vogue etc. View his portfolio here: www.laurilaukkanen.com

8 Comments

  1. David Liang

    Great tutorial! This allows for way more control than what I was doing before, thanks! Merry Christmas!

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    • laurilaukkanen

      Thanks David, I’m glad to hear that this video helped you out! :)

      - Lauri

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  2. Vic ThaGod

    Thank you for this! Can’t wait to try it out!!

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  3. Anton Ståhl

    This was a milestone for me, thank you very much!

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  4. Nico Socha

    yeah thats a great way, but the better way is to copy the original RAW with different exposures and set the masks on that because when you use curves you loose some details.

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  5. Kingsley Burton

    Thanks Lauri… I haven’t seen it done like that before.  Kings

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  6. Summer

    Wonderful!!!

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  7. Russ Evans

    I know this is old, but can anyone tell me how Lauri is changing he brush size on he fly like that in Photoshop?

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