High Clarity

High Clarity
High Clarity


Step 10

Hold the Ctrl key and click on the layer mask thumbnail in the Layers palette. This should create a selection based on the layer mask.


With the selection activated, click on the new adjustment layer button and choose Brightness/Contrast. This will create a new Brightness/Contrast adjustment layer and apply the selection to the layer mask.


Step 11

In the Brightness/Contrast settings, set the Brightness to -50 then click OK.


Final Results

Here's the final results of this photo effect. If you didn't do a good job painting the layer mask earlier, you can use the brush or eraser tools to refine the layer mask.


Before and after:


100% crop:


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