This video was created by Kieran Stone and is a more advanced way to locally adjust contrast to your shadows, highlights and midtones.
Learn how to create masks to target your shadows, highlights and midtone regions individually.
The masking techniques used here can be applied to other adjustments relating to things like colour and blending as well.
Check out the before and after images below to see the difference a quick and easy contrast adjustment can make to a photo.
This article originally appeared on Kieranstone.com here – http://kieranstone.com/advanced-photoshop-contrast-tutorial