Adding and adjusting anchor points


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Adding and adjusting anchor points

Curves utilizes anchor points for changing the shape of the curve and thus for changing the appearance of an image. I like to think of the actual curve as a tangible object I can grab and manipulate. For example, think of the curve as a stiff wire you can flex and bend into a variety of different shapes. Anchor points represent the position you place your hands while bending that wire. In this lesson, we'll take a look at the basic process of adding an anchor point to the curve and then adjusting that anchor point to change the appearance of the image.

In this case, I've already added a Curves Adjustment, so I'm ready to add an anchor point and adjust the curve in order to change the appearance of the image. As you can see, I've enabled the the histogram display, which makes it a little bit easier to determine where I might want to add an anchor point on the curve. For example, let's say that I want to darken the image a little bit, but I want to emphasi...

Adding and adjusting anchor points
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Adding and adjusting anchor points provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Curves Workshop

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