Make quick edits to lighting Photoshop Elements 12


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Making quick edits to lighting

When you're trying to adjust the tonal values or the lighting in a photo, here in the quick edit workspace give the levels adjustment and the exposure adjustment a try. In this case I think I have a photo that's too dark and it's lacking in contrast. In other words there's not enough difference between the shadows, the highlights and the mid tone tonal values. So I'm going to start with a levels adjustment, by clicking Levels in the Adjustments column in the Quick Edit workspace. Here, I have control over the highlights, or the bright areas, the shadows, or the dark areas, and the midtone ares of the photo, all separately.

I'm going to start by adjusting the shadow areas. To do that, I'll click the Shadows tab here in the Levels panel. And then I can use the preview thumbnails, or the slider, to make the dark areas of the photo brighter so we can see more detail there. One way to do that is just to drag this slider over to the right. Another way is to use the preview thumbn...

Making quick edits to lighting
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Making quick edits to lighting provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 12

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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