Adjusting tone and color


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Adjusting tone and color

In this lesson, we're going to take a look at an image that could use some correction, both in terms of tone and color. Specifically, I'd like to brighten up the shadows in the foreground and perhaps increase contrast there as well. I'd also like to warm up the shadow areas, so they don't appear quite so cold and blue. Let's get started. The first thing I'm going to do is add a new Curves adjustment and then turn on my On Image Adjustment feature. I'll click in a shadow are of the image, and then drag upward to brighten up the shadows. As you can see, this is affecting the entire image, even though, my adjustment is focused on the shadows. I'll go ahead and try to adjust the curve, normalizing the top portion of it to try to get it back to what it looked like originally. As you can see, I'm not having a very good effect any more in the shadows and I still don't have quite my original density in the upper portion of the image.

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Adjusting tone and color
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Adjusting tone and color provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Curves Workshop

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