Introducing the Histogram


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Introducing the Histogram

It's one thing to gauge your Brightness and Contrast adjustments onscreen and just accept that your screen is accurate and that your eyes are doing fine today, but it would certainly be useful to have another tool at your disposal, that you could use as a check to make sure you are doing a good job. That tool is called a Histogram. Now, it's a little bit techy, but even if you can just mildly wrap your brain around it, you are going to have a lot more success inside Photoshop. It's this guy right there. You can click on this little Histogram icon to bring up the Histogram panel, or you can go to the Window menu and choose Histogram.

You may look at this little guy and just think, what in the heck is this, and how in the world is it the least bit applicable to what I am doing? Which is why, before I show you how the panel works, I want to introduce you to the Histogram itself. So I have this image right here, this diagram, called Histogram.psd. It's found inside the 07_basi...

Introducing the Histogram
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Introducing the Histogram provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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