Edit the histogram Photoshop CC


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Editing the histogram

Back in chapter seven of my fundamentals course, I introduced you to the concept of Luminescence. And I showed you how to use Photoshop's most basic Luminescence enhancement command brightness contrast. In this chapter we kick things up a notch and take on a more powerful Luminescence adjustment feature known simply as Levels. Remember the histogram? It's that bar graph of every luminescence level in an image, from black on the far left to white on the far right.

The levels command sets the histogram on a slider platform with three triangular controls. One black, one white, and one grey. Now for the sake of demonstration I'll stand in as the problem image. As you can see I'm low contrast and washed out. Your mission, correct me. You increase my contrast by dragging the black triangle to the beginning of the mountainous histogram and the white triangle to the histogram's end.

Then you drag the grey triangle know as the gamma control to modify the brightness of the mid tones. Drag the ...

Editing the histogram
Video duration: 1m 50s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Editing the histogram provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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Design Photography
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