Introducing the Curves dialog box


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Introducing the Curves dialog box

Curves really is one of the most powerful tools inside of Photoshop. You can think of Curves like Levels but Levels on steroids, because we can do so much more. One of the interesting things about Curves is that we can make specific adjustments to our image. Whether we are working on the composite mode of the RGB channels, or we can get into specific channels, meaning we can add a little bit of red, or we can work on the cyans. We can really target Contrast and Tone and Color in order to enhancem or correctm with Curves.

Well, because Curves is so importantm let's go ahead and step back for a minute and deconstruct this dialog, and just begin to become familiar with how this is actually laid out and how it actually works. Well, the first thing you'll notice is that we're currently viewing this in this composite RGB mode. What that allows us to do is to make an adjustment, which will then affect all three channels. You'll also notice here that we have Output and then Input. B...

Introducing the Curves dialog box
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Introducing the Curves dialog box provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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