Making final tonal adjustments


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Making final tonal adjustments

Next we're going to take a look at how we can make some tonal adjustments using a couple of different curves adjustments, and how using these adjustments to target specific tones, in particular the brightness of the surfboard below. Let's start off by clicking on our Adjustment Layer icon for Curves, and here what we're going to do is we're going to click and drag down our white point and then we'll bring up this area for the blacks and bring down the midtones a little bit so that we have an adjustment which primarily will allow us to darken this part of the image.

Currently it's affecting all of the image. We don't want that. So what you can do is you can click on the tab or on the button for the Mask panel. In the Mask panel, we're going to launch what's called Color Range. Color Range is really unique, it allows us to click on our image and then to make a selection based on where we clicked. In this case we're going to click on the ...

Making final tonal adjustments
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Making final tonal adjustments provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Enhancing an Environmental Portrait with Photoshop

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