How to Use Dodge Tool in Photoshop CS6

In this video tutorial we will show you how to use dodge tool in Photoshop.


Launch the Adobe Photoshop. Go to the “File” menu and click on the “Open” option. In the appeared dialog box, select the image file you want to edit and press “Open”.

Select the image

Go to the “Layers” palette and double click on the “Lock” icon to unlock the layer.

Unlock the layer

In the appeared window click on the “OK” button to confirm. Go to the toolbar and select the “Dodge Tool”.

Select the Dodge Tool

Then go to the “Dodge Tool” attributes panel and set the brush size or make any other attribute adjustments. Apply the tool by clicking on the image to brighten the selected area.

Apply the Dodge Tool to the image to brighten the selected area