Remove Harsh Shadow on Photoshop with Frequency Separation Technique
Sometimes a harsh light can ruin a picture.. It would be obviously better to take the picture again, but if you can’t and have to bring the job home, here’s how you can fix it in post.
You have to know some bases in photoshop to follow this tutorial, but it’s pretty basic (no masks included)
In this case this beautiful girl’s face was ruined by a light that made her look 10 years older (the shadow made a line on her face that resembled a wrinkle) and I removed it with the frequency separation technique.
You can find a very well written explanation of Frequency Separation on Computer Arts at this link: http://www.computerarts.co.uk/tutorials/retouch-images-frequency-separation