Adjust lighting Photoshop Elements 10


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Adjusting lighting

You can zero in on correcting brightness and contrast in a photo, using the controls in the lighting section of the Quick Photo Edit workspace. You have three different options to try here: Auto Levels, Auto Contrast and a set of three manual controls that let you control the brightness of dark areas, of highlights and of midtones separately. No matter which of these lighting controls you use, your goal is usually the same. Most photos look their best when they have white highlights that display some detail, some black shadow areas, and a full range of gray tones in between.

If you imagine a photo as a grayscale rather than a color photo, you can better evaluate whether it has those tonal qualities. For example, look at this image closely and you'll see that it really doesn't have any white whites or any black blacks. The tones in this photo are concentrated in the gray area of the tonal range. And so the entire photo looks flat, as if it had a gray mist over it. Let's see if w...

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 10 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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