Program:Paintshop Pro XI
Learn to brighten up dark caps and maintain viberant colors
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This base is from Order of the Phoenix from my personal caps.
1) Duplicate base layer>set top layer to sceen
2)Copy merge and paste a new layer on top and sharpen once
3)Create a new raster layer> flood fill with a dark blue>set to exclusion at 84%
4) Create a new raster layer> flood fill with a light blue> set to burn at 82%
5)Go to Layers>New Adjustment Layer> Color balance
6) Go to Layers>New Adjustment Layer>Channel Mixer
Reds: adjust greens to 8
Blues: adjust blues to 94
Leave other settings alone
And you are done!