Introducing levels


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Introducing levels

Welcome to the chapter on Levels. Now before we begin to work with Levels, I want to deconstruct how Levels work. You will notice here that I have a couple of different grayscales. I'm going to open up Levels dialog and I want to begin to modify some of these controls so we can understand how they work. Well for starters, you will notice I have some Presets. I can control different channels, in this case I'm viewing the composite RGB Channel. And then I have my Input levels. I have a black slider, a gray slider and a white slider and then I have this grayscale down below, kind of showing which area I'm going to work on.

If I click and drag my black slider over to the right, I'm pushing the black tones over to the right. I'm increasing the density, the darkness of the image. I'll go ahead and drag that over to the left. Now, on the other hand I have my midtones, I can brighten up some of the darker tones or I can darken up some of the more midtones and I'll b...

Introducing levels
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Introducing levels provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 for Photographers

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