Evaluating and correcting images with histograms


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Evaluating and correcting images with histograms

Earlier we discussed how images such as this RGB image that we see here a Greenwich is really a construction of three grayscale channels. What I'd like to do now is show you a tool if you can use to get a different look at all the grayscale data, and show you how to see where the data is, show you how to use that tool to evaluate the image and even to correct it and this tool is called a Histogram. We start in the upper left-hand corner with this Greenwich Village Gold image that you've seen before and we look down here at the Histogram panel, we see that there is data all the way from one end of this graph to the other.

This is a graph that shows you from highlight to shadow where the distribution of data is in your image. This is the highlight, this is the mid- tone, this is the shadow, this is the quarter tone, this is the three- quarter tone, and as you can see this is a pretty well-exposed image so we have data all the way from the highlight all the way to the shadow. Just by l...

Evaluating and correcting images with histograms
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Evaluating and correcting images with histograms provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Taz Tally as part of the Scanning Techniques for Photography, Art, and Design

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