Free Photoshop Tutorials: Highlighting minute details in Photoshop
Version: Adobe Photoshop 7.0, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5
Now comes a tip for setting contrasts, and a familiar one, which might not come to your mind when trying to pump up a dull picture poor in contrasts. It’s Shadows/Highlights option, which are usually used for setting dark and light areas. Our aim is basically the same here, since emphasis is on microcontrasts, highlighting delicate textures and details.