Optics-2022 : Filters : Flashing
Flashing
Description
Flashing allows you to use photographic filters to lower the contrast of your shadows or highlights. The motion picture lab can expose a small amount of light to the film at various stages of the developing and printing process. For example, Negative plus Dupe Negative flashing lifts blacks, while Print plus Master Positive flashing softens whites.
Category
Film Lab.
Controls
Presets
To select a preset, pick one from the Presets window.
Shadows
Brightness
Raises the brightness of the shadows using either the Shadow > Color or Shadow > Presets.
Presets
Select one of the filters from the pop-up menu.
Color
The Color parameter sets the color of the flashing through the use of a standard color picker.
Position
Selects the shadow values to be adjusted.
Range
Controls the range of values to be used for the shadows. A higher Range value considers more values as shadows.
Highlights
Brightness
Lowers the brightness of the highlights using either the Highlights > Color or Highlights > Presets.
Presets
Select one of the filters from the pop-up menu.
Color
The Color parameter sets the color of the flashing through the use of a standard color picker.
Position
Selects the highlight values to be adjusted.
Range
Controls the range of values to be used for the highlights. A higher Range value considers more values as highlights.
Go to the Matte section of Common Filter Controls to see how the Position and Range controls work.