Correcting color by combining levels and curves


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Correcting color by combining levels and curves

Photoshop has so many adjustments and ways to do things, and that number increases exponentially when you combine adjustments and techniques. Take Curves and Levels for instance. Although it's not always the case, sometimes combining the two can give you much better results than when you just use one. Curves can bring out the color, while Levels can bring some of the contrast back in. Let's start by doing a Curves adjustment on this image. Go to the Add a new fill or adjustment layer icon and select Curves.

Let's use the eyedropper for this part, selecting a dark area with the black, or Shadow, eyedropper and a light area with the white, or Highlight, dropper. The color is better, and it definitely got rid of that red cast, but let's see if we can bring out some more tonal contrast. We will go back to the Add a new fill or adjustment layer icon and this time select Levels. Again, we'll use the black eyedropper in a dark point. And let's just see if the white eyedrop...

Correcting color by combining levels and curves
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Correcting color by combining levels and curves provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photo Restoration with Photoshop

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