Editing images directly with the Targeted Adjustments tool


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Editing images directly with the Targeted Adjustments tool

All right, this next tool, we're going to talk about in Camera Raw, the Targeted Adjustment tool is actually one of the more fun tools because it lets you interact with your image directly and make some creative edits, just by interacting and dragging within the image instead of playing with a bunch of sliders. So let's go switch to that tool, the Targeted Adjustment tool is this guy right here with the little target on it, and there is actually quite a few different target adjustments available. If I click down on the tool icon itself, I get a little pop-up menu, where I can choose something called Parametric Curve, kind of a geeky term.

This is just basically tonal corrections, so lights and darks and shifting them to either darker or lighter. Some color adjustments, so shifting hues and saturation and intensity and luminance and then also a custom grayscale converter as well. Let's start with the Parametric Curve option. For those of you who do dream in keyboard shortcuts,...

Editing images directly with the Targeted Adjustments tool
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Editing images directly with the Targeted Adjustments tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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