Curves dialog box tricks


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Curves dialog box tricks

In this exercise, I'm going to pass along a few tips and tricks for working inside the static Curves dialog box, i.e. it applies static color adjustments inside Photoshop. Then in the next exercise, we'll move on to the dynamic Curves Adjustment layer. I'm still working inside Snowy old barn. tif, and I've gone ahead and chosen the Curves command, added a couple of points in my graph. Now, some of the features inside of Curves are identical to those inside the Levels dialog box. You have the trio of eyedroppers right there. You have the Auto button for applying auto tone, and then you have the Options button for switching to one of the other Auto functions.

You also have a black point triangle and a white point triangle, and they do exactly the same thing. So, you could darken up your shadows with the black point, lighten up your highlights with the white point. If you Alt+Drag or Option+Drag either of those triangles, you're going to preview the clipping. You also have th...

Curves dialog box tricks
Video duration: 7m 16s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Curves dialog box 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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