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Adobe Photoshop Tips: April 26: A Quick Fix for Overexposed Photos
25th o April, 2009
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you liked last week’s tip for underexposed photos, you’re sure to
like this week’s tip, too. Like last week’s tip, you’ll be able
to complete the fix in just a few steps, but for this tip you’ll
need to start with an overexposed or faded photo.
find this tip especially helpful for old black and white or sepia
photos that have been ravaged by light. It’s also useful for dull,
lifeless, underexposed images. You’ll be amazed at the detail you
can bring back to these pictures.
an overexposed or faded photo in Photoshop or PSE and select it.
to make a copy of the photo. The photo copy layer will populate
directly above the original photo.
of the copy to “Multiply.”
The Blending Modes Menu can be found at the top of the Layers
Palette. The default blending mode is “Normal.” Clicking the
down-facing arrow reveals the entire list of blending modes.
“Multiply” is in the second box from the top.
the photo needs to be intensified even more, select the top layer
(the photo copy layer) and make a copy of it by pressing Ctrl
This may be too intense for your liking. If so, adjust the Opacity
of the top layer by moving the Opacity
Locate the Opacity slider by clicking the down-facing arrow in the
100% Opacity box.
you are satisfied with your quick fix, flatten the image by
> Flatten Image.
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