First, there is brightness Photoshop CS6


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First, there is brightness

Luminance, also known as tone is the brightness of a pixel. Luminance is measured in steps known as levels. In an everyday average RGB image, which is far in a way the most common kind of image you'll encounter, a level of 0 is black and a level of 255 is white. The other levels 1 through 224 are shades of gray in between. So where does color come in? Again, assuming an RGB image, you have three luminance-only versions of the image called channels.

The three channels are respectively colorized red, green and blue, hence RBG, and then blended together to produce the full color composite. In other words, color is a function of luminance. Meanwhile, luminance and color sometimes react with each other in surprising ways. Look at a strip of gray values and you see a steady progression of neutral levels just as you would expect. Throw in a cool color like blue, and the blues go from light to dark again as expected.

But add a warm color like red and we go from these pinks at the top to a surp...

First, there is brightness
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First, there is brightness provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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