Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video A quick fix for contrast, part of Quick Fixes with Photoshop Elements 10.
- View Offline
- Exercise Files
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
Photoshop Elements 9: Scanning and Restoring Photoswith Janine Smith2h 38m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Lighting Improvements
3. Color Improvements
4. Removing Distractions
5. Getting Fancy
6. Closing Thoughts
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.