Using the Histogram


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Using the Histogram

In the 03_Demo_Files folder, you'll find an image titled grayscale.psd. Let's bring this grayscale into the Develop module, and let's do this in order to deconstruct to how we can start to work with the Histogram. All right. I'll press the D key, which will then take me to the Develop module. In the top right, we can see that our first panel is the Histogram, and currently I've created this grayscale inside of Photoshop, and you can see that we have information from left all the way over here to right. When I hover over the image, we can see the different RGB values in regards to their percentages, and they go from a high percent all the way down to a low percent.

Well what we can do is we can take advantage of this Histogram to actually begin to evaluate photographs, in other words to see if we have good information and also to process our photographs. Here's how it works. If you look as I hover over, you notice that I have my blacks, and I can then click and dr...

Using the Histogram
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Using the Histogram provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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Photography
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Lightroom
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