Improving images with the Point Tone Curve


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Improving images with the Point Tone Curve

Now that we know a little bit about the Point Tone Curve, let's explore how we can apply what we know to a photograph. Here we have a picture that I captured in Sayulita, Mexico, and I really like the light. I like how it's cascading down these stairs, and I had to stick my camera through a fence in order to capture this image, and I want to explore how we can work with the Point Curve in order to improve this image. Well, to do that, let's navigate to the Develop module. Let's open up the Tone Curve panel and then let's click on the Point Curve icon. Well, here we can see that the Point Curve which has been applied is this medium contrast.

Well, let's crank this up a bit and here we will go to Strong Contrast. We'll see even a larger S-curve here. Let's say that we really like this contrast that we brought in, but we don't quite like how dark a few areas are, and we're also concerned that we might be losing some detail here. Well, in order to check...

Improving images with the Point Tone Curve
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Improving images with the Point Tone Curve provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 New Features

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Photography
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