Adjusting lighting in Quick Fix


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Adjusting lighting in Quick Fix

You can quickly adjust the lighting, specifically the brightness and contrast in your photos here in the Quick Fix workspace. Brightness of course means, how light or dark an image is. So this image is relatively dark. Contrast is the degree of difference between the lightest and darkest tones in an image. Generally you're aiming to have bright whites with image detail and dark shadows with image detail and a full range of gray tones in between, and that isn't what I have in this image. So I'd like to fix its brightness and its contrast. I'll go over to the panel of controls on the right and there I could try Smart Fix.

Smart Fix as you've seen in earlier movies, tries to just not only brightness and contrast, but also color. So I could try dragging the fix slider and see how it works, it's not too bad on this image, but I would like to give some of the more specific lighting controls a try. So I'm going to click the x to cancel the Smart Fix adjustment, and in...

Adjusting lighting in Quick Fix
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Adjusting lighting in Quick Fix provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 9 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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