Work with the Burn tool

Learn how to selectively darken areas in your image with the Burn tool.

Work with the Burn tool

The Burn tool darkens areas of an image. The more you paint over an area with the Burn tool, the darker it becomes.

  1. From the toolbar, click and hold the icon for the Dodge, Burn, or Sponge retouching tool, whichever is active.

    Select the Burn tool () from the available options.

  2. Choose a brush tip and set the brush options in the options bar.

  3. In the options bar, set options for RangeExposure, Airbrush (), and Protect Tones.

  4. Paint over the parts of the image that you want to darken.

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