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Chapter 8. Modern Problems: Dealing with... > Compensating for “Too Much Flash” - Pg. 214

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Compensating for "Too Much Flash" Don't ya hate it when you open a photo and realize that: (a) the flash fired when it shouldn't have; (b) you were too close to the subjects to use the flash and they're totally "blown out"; or (c) you're simply not qualified to use a flash at all, and your flash unit should be forcibly taken from you, even if that means ripping it from the camera body? Here's a quick fix to get your photo back from the "flash graveyard," while keeping your reputation--and camera--intact. Step One: Open the photo that is suffering from "flashaphobia." In the example shown here, the flash, which was mounted on the camera body, washed out the entire subject (although the background