Sophisticated brightness and contrast Photoshop Elements 10


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Sophisticated brightness and contrast

In many cases, the lighting adjustments we apply to an image can have the most significant impact on the final result. For this image, I think that's definitely the case. I had been photographing swirly waves from up here above, and the light was fading quickly. And so I ended up with an image that was relatively flat. Not a lot of contrast. And so I'd like to fine tune the overall contrast. However, instead of using a simple brightness contrast adjustment, I'm going to use a levels adjustment, which provides a little bit more control.

To apply this adjustment, I'll start off by choosing Enhance, Adjust Lighting and then Levels. This is similar in concept to the Auto Levels adjustment. The differences here we're able to exercise greater control over that adjustment. So, I'll choose Levels from the menu and that will bring up the Levels dialog. At first glance, this might seem like an especially complicated dialog to work with. But in fact, there are...

Sophisticated brightness and contrast
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Sophisticated brightness and contrast provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Quick Fixes with Photoshop Elements 10

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