Tools > Colors > Dodge Tool
Dodge Tool
Used to lighten or darken areas of the image, the Dodge tool and the Burn tool are based on a traditional photographer’s technique for regulating exposure on specific areas of a print. Photographers hold back light to lighten an area on the print (dodging) or increase the exposure to darken areas on a print (burning). The more you paint over an area with the Dodge or Burn tool, the lighter or darker it becomes.
1. Do one of the following:
 Choose Tools > Colors > Dodge Tool
 Click the Dodge Tool button on the toolbar
2. Use the following options:
Round
Selects a round brush tip.
Square
Selects a square brush tip.
Hardness
Sets the hardness. The harder the brush, the crisper the line you create. When the brush stroke is soft, it creates a fuzzy and soft outline on your brush stroke.
Brush Size
Sets the brush size in pixels.
Strength
This option allows you to specify the strength of the tool.
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