Use Quick Select and Curves to Adjust Light in Photoshop


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Darkening the sky with Quick Select and Curves

In this movie, we'll take a look at another example of how we can create a selection and then use an adjustment layer in a mask, in order to correct or improve the lighting and color in an area of our photograph. In this particular photograph, one of the things that I notice is that the sky is too bright. I want to darken the sky and also change the color that we have in that area. To do that, we'll use another one of our selection tools. Here we'll use the Quick Select Tool. To choose the Quick Select Tool, tap the w key on your keyboard or click on the Quick Select Tool icon which is located right here.

And in regards to the brush size when you're using this tool, if you have a larger area you may choose to use a larger brush, or when you want to do some detail work, you may decrease the size of the brush. In our situation, we're going to select the sky, so we can use a pretty large brush, and we're just going to click and paint over this area. And as we do that, we want to make...

Darkening the sky with Quick Select and Curves
Video duration: 6m 33s 3h 35m Intermediate

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Darkening the sky with Quick Select and Curves provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: Lighting Effects

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Photography
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Photoshop
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