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The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Opening Up Shadow Areas (Digital Fill Flash) Back in Photoshop CS, Adobe introduced a very slick new way to open up shadow areas (or pull back highlight areas) called--aptly enough--Shadow/Highlight. This lighting correction command can be as simple as moving a slider or you can tweak each little nuance of your photo's shadow and highlight areas by revealing its many options. It's ideal to use in situations where you wish you had used a fill flash (think of it as a highly flexible digital fill flash) and need to bring out detail lost in the shadows or to reduce your highlights. Step One: Open a photo containing shadow or highlight areas that need adjusting (in this case, it's a photo of part of the Chrysler Building in New York). In this example, the light is coming from the