Join Taz Tally for an in-depth discussion in this video Making qualitative versus quantitative adjustments, part of Exploring Photoshop: Mastering Curves.
- This is a really good point for us to stop and discuss…the two different methods or approaches that we can use…to evaluate and adjust an image.…The first method is a qualitative approach,…where we just use what we see in the image,…and the data in the histogram, to achieve an…overall adjustment just based upon what we see there.…The second approach is a more quantitative one,…where we bring in numbers, and do a numeric analysis…and a numeric adjustment.…This is where the "Info" panel is going to come in handy.…And as we'll see, in some cases,…a qualitative adjustment is going to be just fine.…
In other cases, a more quantitative approach…will be more appropriate.…Alright, let's just do a quick run-through…to show you the difference between these two methods.…In this case, we're going to perform…a tonal evaluation and adjustment of the image.…We're not going to worry too much about color cast,…although I probably won't be able to stop myself…from at least commenting on the color.…Alright. So we'll create our first curves adjustment layer.…
- Using Curves adjustment layers for nondestructive editing
- Setting highlights and shadows
- Making area-specific tonal adjustments
- Using masks to control adjustments
- Adjusting color, brightness, and contrast
- Making quick adjustments
- Fine-tuning your curves
Skill Level Advanced
Photoshop CC Essential Training (2015)with Julieanne Kost12h 27m Beginner
1. Curve Fundamentals
2. Tone and Simple Color Adjustments with Curves
3. Numeric Color Adjustments with Curves
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