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Set the range for the Dodge and Burn tools quickly with these keystrokes (Photoshop CS5/CS6/CC/CC 2014)

Inside Photoshop

by Amy Palermo

When you’re using the Dodge and Burn tools, you can fine-tune your options on the tool options bar. One of these choices involves selecting the range of values you are going to alter: Shadows, Midtones, or Highlights. To configure the tool options, first select the Dodge or Burn tool from the Tools panel. Then, choose an option from the Range pop-up menu on the tool options bar, or use these quick keys instead:

  • Press S in Windows) to select Shadows.
  • Press M in Windows) to select Midtones.
  • Press H in Windows) to select Highlights.

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