Applying custom Levels adjustments


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Applying custom Levels adjustments

In this exercise, I'll show you how to apply a custom levels adjustment to the composite image. Then in later exercises, we'll see how to adjust each channel independently. I'm working inside an image called Blended sundials.psd, found inside the 14_levels_curves folder. This is that image that that I shot in San Remy, complete with the three layers of Auto adjustment that I blended together to create what was supposedly the ideal color correction. We're actually going to do better than that this time around. So what I'd like you to do is click on the bottom Auto layer, Shift+click on the top one, and let's go ahead and combine them into a group by going to the Layers panel flyout menu and choosing New Group from layers.

I'm going to call them the auto adjustments, like so, and then click OK. Then I'm going to turn that group off. So what we're doing is we're returning to the original dim photograph. Now I'll go ahead and click on the Background...

Applying custom Levels adjustments
Video duration: 6m 8s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Applying custom Levels adjustments provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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