Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video A quick fix for contrast, part of Photoshop Elements 10: Quick Fixes.
When were walking around, we tend to look straight ahead or perhaps down at the …ground were walking on. But sometimes you can find an interesting …view by looking up. In this case, I was walking around the …streets of New York, and I was struck by the layered effect of the buildings …rising up from the city. I decided to capture an image but the …result lacked contrast. They just didn't have the impact that …that scene had when I'm standing there, and so I'd like to improve the overall contrast. …Elements includes an Auto Contrast option which can greatly improve the overall …appearance of an image very very quickly. In fact so quickly that they just take …one step. I can choose Enhance followed by Auto …Contrast from the menu, and that will apply a quick boost in contrast for the image.…
This is similar to Auto Levels. The difference is that it's focused …exclusively on increasing contrast, and in most cases Auto Contrast will result …in more contrast than you would get with Auto Levels. …
- Importing images
- Basic quick fixes in the Organizer
- Opening images in the Editor
- Lighting improvements
- Color improvements
- Removing distractions
- Applying a soft focus effect
- Replacing the sky
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Lighting Improvements
3. Color Improvements
4. Removing Distractions
5. Getting Fancy
6. Closing Thoughts
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