Learning about the basic controls Photoshop CS6


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Learning about the basic controls

Because the basic adjustment controls are so significant, I don't think it will suffice to simply show you how they work. What I want to do here is really teach you how you can use them. I am going to be working with two files, the first one is basic_adjustments.tif. And click on that, then press the spacebar key to open this up in a larger view. This is a screen grab of the basic panel. And here I just want to reiterate that these controls start zeroed out. And the way that they work is when you drag to the right, things become brighter.

Drag to the left, things become darker. Okay, we will press spacebar again to exit out of that view. Let's go to this demo file, grayscale.jpg. If we make some changes to this file, it can help us understand these controls in an interesting way. Here let's go ahead and open this up in Camera RAW. To do so, press Command+R on a Mac, or Ctrl+R on Windows. Now we are going to really focus in on these controls here. Okay, well, what about Exposure? W...

Learning about the basic controls
Video duration: 3m 42s 3h 33m Intermediate Updated Dec 11, 2012

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Learning about the basic controls provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers New Features

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