Photoshop CS4's adjustment features offer unparalleled opportunities to correct and manipulate images. In Photoshop CS4: Image Adjustments in Depth, Jan Kabili explains how to use all the major Photoshop adjustment features. She shares the best techniques for adjusting image quality, and shows how to use the new Adjustments panel to streamline a photo correction workflow. Jan also demonstrates multiple ways to eliminate color casts, and explains how to use the new On-Image Curves control to adjust brightness and color. This course offers a detailed look at the techniques photographers and designers use to master image adjustments in Photoshop. Exercise files accompany the course.
Using adjustment layers in a non-destructive image-editing workflow
Correcting color with curves
Adjusting brightness and contrast with levels
Dodging and burning photographs
Reading histograms accurately
Converting color images to grayscale with a Black & White adjustment layer
Customizing auto-corrections for more accurate quick adjustments