How to Contouring Dodge and Burn Technique in Photoshop

In this photoshop retouching tutorial, learn the fastest way to Contouring Dodge and Burn in Photoshop.

Dodge and Burn Effect Tutorial :

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How to contour dodge and burn in photoshop.

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Dodge and Burn means lighten or darken particular areas of the image.

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First duplicate portrait background twice.

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Change blending of background copy to screen.

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This step brightens the overall image, but we need the effect applied to darker areas.

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So add layer mask and apply image set with invert option.

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Now select background copy 2 and desaturate.

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Go to filter – apply high pass filter.

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Play around with radius to your preference.

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In my case i choose 48 pixels.

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Now we need to soften the layer to get dodge and burn look.

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Go to filter and select gaussian blur filter.

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Adjust radius to your preference, in my case it is 27 pixels.

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Change blending mode to linear light.

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Group layers.

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Add layer mask to the group.

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Add apply image command to make the effect blend well with the image.

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Now take black brush and paint on unwanted areas to hide the effect.

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we created the effect using smart filter, we can go back and adjust radius to your preference easily.

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That’s it.

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