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Using Photoshop Luminosity Masks When Dealing With Harsh Light

Light doesn’t get much harsher than a bright blue cloudless sky. That’s what we were up against on Saturday. The next town over from us was hosting a Civil War Reenactment. The subject of today’s image was one of the Confederate Volunteers. These folks (men, women and children) come out for the weekend to different locations around the country with the idea of “putting on a show” for the attendees and having a good time for themselves. Some are pretty straight laced. They tend to be the “officers”. The “rabble”, the “common ruck”, the enlisted men and volunteers tend to be much scruffier. That’s where the characters are. They’re portraying…