Making On-Click Curves adjustments


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Making On-Click Curves adjustments

In Photoshop CS4 Adobe added an important feature to the Curves adjustment, an on-click image adjustment tool. This is a visual method of adding points to the curve and reshaping the curve from right within the image. The process is really intuitive, and it streamlines the work of finding a particular tone on the curve, adding points to a curve and adjusting those points. Here's how it works. I'm going to add a Curves adjustment layer to this image by going up to the Adjustments panel and clicking the Curves icon.

In the Curves adjustment panel, I'm going to enable the On-click feature by going to this icon and clicking there. Now that I've enabled that feature, I can do several things. One thing I can do is just move my cursor over the image, and notice that when I do that I get a hollow circle in the part of the curve that corresponds to this area of the image. So if I'm looking say for the lightest part of the image, all I have to do is move my cursor around the ...

Making On-Click Curves adjustments
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Making On-Click Curves adjustments provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4: Image Adjustments in Depth

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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