Curves adjustment layer tricks


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Curves adjustment layer tricks

I've gone ahead and cancelled out of the Curves dialog box. I'm still working in the image, Snowy old barn.tif, found inside the 14_levels_curves folder. In this exercise, I'm going to introduce you to the Curves Adjustment layer, and we'll see how things work slightly differently in the Adjustments panel. Now, we'll start off by creating a Curves Adjustment layer, and assuming that you loaded dekeKeys or you've followed my advice earlier in this chapter, you can do it from the keyboard. You just add the Shift key to the standard curve shortcut, which means you press Ctrl+Shift+M or Command+Shift+M on the Mac.

That displays the Adjustments panel. That automatically clicks on the third icon in on the first row, which is Curves, brings up the New layer dialog box, so you can name the new layer if you want. I'm just going to call it Curves for now. I'll click OK, and now we see the giant Curves graph. This group of options is what's responsible for the enor...

Curves adjustment layer tricks
Video duration: 5m 45s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Curves adjustment layer tricks 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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