- With this project, lets tackle…a little bit different kind of challenge…than what we've done so far.…Most of the images that we've evaluated…and adjusted to this point…have had pretty consistent lighting…across the image.…This one clearly doesn't.…Here we have a backlit self portrait…and this is of my buddy Zip and me…sitting on glaciated rock on the edge of Kachemak Bay…up in Homer, Alaska, where we live.…And because of the lighting, it's backlit.…And all this light background is a bit distracting.…
We generally like to have the subject more well lit…and the background a little bit darker.…And you know, if we look at this image,…we bring up our info panel, we look in the background.…We look at what we think should be white snow…and that's actually a glacier,…the Wynazinski Glacier back there.…We'd like it to be neutral, but look 233, 238, 240.…No matter where we look back here,…there's a bit of a blue cast, a blue green cast there,…and in the shadows, it's even more pronounced.…When we look in the foreground,…
- Using Curves adjustment layers for nondestructive editing
- Setting highlights and shadows
- Making area-specific tonal adjustments
- Using masks to control adjustments
- Adjusting color, brightness, and contrast
- Making quick adjustments
- Fine-tuning your curves
Skill Level Advanced
1. Curve Fundamentals
2. Tone and Simple Color Adjustments with Curves
3. Numeric Color Adjustments with Curves
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