Correct a challenging image Photoshop CS6


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Correcting a challenging image

In this movie, I'll show you how to use Curves to correct the most challenging of full-color photographs, specifically, we will be starting with this absurdly high contrast image in which the foreground subject could not be darker and the background is so bright, we can barely make out any detail and we will adjust the image so it comes out looking like this. With this wonderful detail inside the barn, this contouring inside the snow and even some variation in the sky and if nothing else, this is proof of the shear power of Curves.

It really is that one command that can correct the luminance of just about any photograph. So I will go and switch back to my original photo here and I'll go up to the Image menu for a moment and choose Adjustments and by way of a reminder, if you loaded dekeKeys, you will see the Brightness/Contrast is a keyboard shortcut of Ctrl+/(slash) or Cmd+/(slash) and then we have the factory default shortcuts of Ctrl+L or Cmd+L and Ctrl+M or Cmd+M ...

Correcting a challenging image
Video duration: 6m 33s 11h 9m Advanced

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Correcting a challenging image provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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