Improving tonal quality with Levels Photoshop CS6


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Improving tonal quality with Levels

If in your workflow, you're starting off in Bridge with your Raw files, and you're taking them through Adobe Camera Raw, you want to make sure that you're making all of your global adjustments to tonality and to color there. But if for some reason, you're either not able to use Adobe Camera Raw or you find yourself later in Photoshop trying to make these kinds of adjustments maybe on a smaller selected area, it's important to know how they work. So let's take a look at one of the most important adjustments and that's Levels.

We're going to scoot over to Photoshop and to explain how Levels works, I'm going to create a new document and I'm just going to use the Default Photoshop Size. Then, I'm going to tap the G key to access my gradient, and make sure that I've the Linear Gradient selected. I'll also tap the D key to get my default colors. I'm going to drag a gradient from the left to the right side, while holding down the Shift k...

Improving tonal quality with Levels
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Improving tonal quality with Levels provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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