How to Adjust lighting Photoshop Elements 11


show more Adjusting lighting provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 02 Editing and Retouching Photos show less
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Adjusting lighting

The controls in the second section of the Basic Panel are for adjusting the tonal values in a photo. I think these sliders are pretty intuitive, because for one thing, they are all located in one place, and you can approach them in the order in which they are presented here in the Basic Panel, and then you can just go back and tweak any one of them. Another thing that makes these sliders relatively easy to use is that each of the major sliders affects a different portion of the tonal values as you see them here in the histogram. I'll tell you about each of those as we go through the sliders. But first, I want to show you that there is an Auto button here.

Now, I kind of think that clicking Auto defeats one of the big advantages of using Camera Raw, which is that you get to process the photos the way that you want them to look. But, if you're in a hurry, or if you're looking for a starting place, you can try clicking Auto, and you can see that that adjusted all of these sliders...

Adjusting lighting
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Adjusting lighting provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 02 Editing and Retouching Photos

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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