Correcting the sky with Curves


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Correcting the sky with Curves

Now let's work on bringing out more of the tone and color in the sky using adjustment layers and masks. We'll start by isolating the sky with a quick selection. I'll get the Quick Selection tool in the toolbar, and with a small brush tip, I'll click and drag over the sky to get a pretty good initial selection. To remove this steeple from the sky, I am going to zoom in a bit. I'll go up to the options bar for the Quick Selection tool, and get the Subtract from Selection icon, and then I'll click and drag over that steeple.

I'll do the same here, and over here. I can refine the selection edge a bit further by going up to the options bar, and clicking Refine Edge, and that opens the Refine Edge dialog. I've set the View menu to On White, and with the Refine Radius tool, I'll move into the image, I'll make my brush a bit bigger by pressing the Right Bracket key a couple of times, and I'm going to click on some of these steeples to get a better sele...

Correcting the sky with Curves
Video duration: 6m 25s 54m 49s Intermediate

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Correcting the sky with Curves provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Enhancing a Travel Photo with Photoshop and Lightroom

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Photography
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Photoshop Lightroom
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