Photoshop Quicktip: More contrast using the Overlay Blending mode.
One of the important thing is that a picture needs contrast. In photoshop are there many ways to add contrast to your image. Of the ways to to this is by adding a new Adjustment Layer and set the blending mode to Overlay. Lets show this by opening this image, from Pixabay.
Now duplicate the layer by using Cmd or Ctrl J and set the blending mode on Overlay
To control the effect you can add a layers mask and reduce the Opacity of the layer.