Correcting an image with Curves


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Correcting an image with Curves

I'm still working inside Snowy old barn.tif, found inside the 14_levels_curves folder. In this exercise, we're going to take a Curves Adjustment layer and we're going to apply it to the actual task of correcting this image. Now, I already have a Curves Adjustment layer at work here. But I'm going to clear it out by clicking on the Reset icon in the lower right corner of the Adjustments panel. Then I'm going to start to work using the Target Adjustment tool, which greatly simplifies the behavior of the Curves dialog box in my opinion. Now, notice that the pointing finger has an up-down arrow icon next to it, meaning that you're going to drag up and down inside the image in order to produce results.

So, go ahead and click on that tool to select it, and then I'm going to begin dragging from one of the darkest details inside the image, known as this point here, next to this knot. So, it's just little bit over, inside the right portion of the barn. If you're ...

Correcting an image with Curves
Video duration: 5m 32s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Correcting an image with Curves 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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