Adjust lighting Photoshop Elements 11


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Adjusting lighting

If you have a photo that's too dark or too light or looks flat or needs less contrast or needs the lighting to be evened out, you can sometimes fix those lighting problems in Quick Edit, using the Exposure and Levels Adjustments. I'm going to open a couple of images with lighting problems here in the Organizer, and then I'll click the Editor button to open them into the Editor. I'm in the Quick Fix workspace. Down here in the Photo Bin, I'm going to double-click this image on the right. If your Photo Bin isn't showing, you can open it by clicking the Photo Bin icon in the taskbar.

Now, here's an image with uneven lighting, I'd like to open up the dark areas without blowing out the highlights, so that there is detail in both the shadows and the highlight areas. For that I'll go to the Levels controls, clicking the arrow to the right of Levels in the Quick Edit workspace. In Levels, I can adjust the dark areas, the Shadows; the light areas, the Highlights;...

Adjusting lighting
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Adjusting lighting provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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