Make use of the histogram Photoshop Elements 11


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Making use of the histogram

As you're processing a photo in Camera Raw, the histogram at the top of the basic column automatically updates to give you a live preview of how your adjustments are affecting the tones in the image. Sometime it's hard to judge what's happening with the naked eye by just looking at the preview of an image, so you might think that this photo looks pretty good, but it's actually lacking in contrast, and I can tell that by looking at the Histogram, as we'll see in just a moment. Now this histogram is a lot like the one that we saw earlier in the course in the Levels dialog box, and it's like the histogram that's in the Histogram Panel in Expert edit mode.

It's a chart that represents the tones in the active image. The right side of this black bar represents the brightest possible tones and the left side, the darkest possible tones, with the range of gray tones in between. And the color mound represents the actual tones in this image, with the colors in the mou...

Making use of the histogram
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Making use of the histogram 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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