Enhancing the contrast with Curves


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Enhancing the contrast with Curves

Now that we have run a series of calculations on this image from Chris Schmidt and you may recall, in the previous exercises we experimented with the Add blend mode. We created an Alpha Channel with the Subtract Blend mode and then we used the Difference Blend mode to compare the two Alpha Channels to each other. We are going to work from the best of the bunch which happens to be the Subtract mode variation, now what edges out the Add mode variation by a nose. It's just slightly better, but I want you to work with this channel Subtract 90, 1.4 because I want you and I to get the same results as we work along here.

Now we are going to develop this channel into a full fledged mask by enhancing the contrast and doing the overlay painting and all that good stuff but we have got to up our game because we need more control this time around, because we are trying to match the focus of the original image. So instead of enhancing the contrast using the Levels command, we are going to use t...

Enhancing the contrast with Curves
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Enhancing the contrast with Curves provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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