Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/01/18

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Subject: Photoshop tips [was Re: [Leica] RE: exposure rules]
From: George Hartzell <>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999 16:42:06 -0800 (PST)

Eric Welch writes:
 > >And sometimes, with masks or photoshop, you can find
 > >some detail in the shadows.
 > Jim,
 > I just got a cool Photoshop tip off of Adobe's web site last night on how
 > to rescue shadows in extreme contrast (like a person backlit in front of a
 > window and underexposed) that really works much better than anything else
 > I've ever tried. If anyone is interested, email me, or go to the tips
 > section of Adobe's web site for a tutorial. Very easy, and seems miraculous!

If you're interested, the URL for this tip is:

It seems to be a great general trick for making selections.