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Find Your Focus

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  Issue: January/February 2012 (V9N1)

Don’t let your photo’s subject get hijacked by bad lighting! See how the pros draw attention to just the right spots by dodging and burning.

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3 Replies to Find Your Focus:

  1. Doug

    March 5, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    Hi,

    I, have just joined and am tackling your article “Find your Focus” as a first project but am having trouble choosing a brush in Step 4.
    The article specifies a medium soft-edged brush but I can’t relate that to the vast no available in the Brush Picker. Could you please suggest a specific brush. I am using PE 10 Editor.

    Regards

    • Kelly

      March 6, 2012 at 3:11 pm

      Doug,
      Any of the Soft Round brushes should work. Perhaps try the Soft Round 35 Pixels brush and then adjust the size as needed.

      • Doug

        March 6, 2012 at 9:07 pm

        Thanks Kelly, that works well

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