Photoshop: Gradient tool question

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when editing in a layer mask how do i use the gradiant tool to mask off small sections of my photo. example i added a levels correction to the over all photo, but now would like to mask off the darker areas of the photo to block the effect.
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Which application are you using?

In Photoshop: make a selection you want to apply the gradient in, then use the gradient tool. Or just paint in what you want for the layer mask.
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figured out what i was doing wrong i needed the gradient to be set in foreground to transparent. thank you for your help.