Using Quick Fix for lighting


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Using Quick Fix for lighting

The QuickFix menu, in Photoshop Elements 9, gives you a number of options for making quick fixes to your photos. One of the choices, Lighting, is another way to adjust contrast and bring a faded photo back quickly and easily. It's not something you'll want to use on every photo, but it's certainly another option for you to try. Quick menu lighting is sort of like levels on the fly. You're using sliders to adjust; you're just not seeing the histogram or using the eyedroppers. Be aware that when you're adjusting the Quick menu, the adjustments happen on the layer itself, not on an adjustment layer, so you'll need to duplicate the original layer by using keyboard shortcut Ctrl+J or Command+J or by right-clicking on the original and selecting Duplicate layer.

Let's do that right now and let's name it something like Quick, click OK. The Edit menu, located at the top-right of the screen in Photoshop Elements 9, is broken up into three categories Full, Quick a...

Using Quick Fix for lighting
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Using Quick Fix for lighting provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photoshop Elements 9: Scanning and Restoring Photos

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