Dealing with exposure


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Dealing with exposure

Adobe never intended the Exposure adjustment to be used on individual images. Instead, the Exposure adjustment was designed specifically to be used with HDR or High Dynamic Range images. But sometimes the Exposure adjustment comes in handy as a quick way to adjust brightness and contrast. If you look at the Histogram for this image, you can see that it's lacking in bright tones. I'm going to add an Exposure adjustment layer, by going to the Adjustments panel Double-clicking its tab, and clicking here on the Exposure icon.

If I Double-click on the Layers tab you can see that I now have an Exposure adjustment layer. I'll Double-click back on the Adjustments tab to show you the three simple sliders that are available for an Exposure adjustment. The Exposure slider here is much like the Exposure slider in the Camera Raw interface. Moving this slider impacts primarily the highlights in the image, and not the dark areas. So if I take this Exposure slider and drag it over to the r...

Dealing with exposure
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Dealing with exposure provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4: Image Adjustments in Depth

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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