Paint in adjustments with levels and mAsk Photoshop CS6


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Painting in adjustments with levels and masking

In this movie, I want to build upon some of the other topics which we've already covered, and I want to focus in on how we can work with levels and masking together in order make an adjustment in a specific area in our picture. Let's go ahead and zoom in on this picture a little bit so that we can take a look at the detail. I really like the natural window light, yet one of the things that I'm noticing is that I would like to brighten up her face. I would like to bring more focus to that area of the picture. Well, to do that, we can use levels. Let's click on the Levels Icon here.

In the Levels panel, what I want do is Brighten things up, so I'll go to my midtone point and click and drag to the left. We can see that's brightening up the face here, but it's also brightening up the curtain and other elements as well. Well, whenever you brighten something, you almost always need to add a little bit of black as well. So go ahead and click and drag this to the right to...

Painting in adjustments with levels and masking
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Painting in adjustments with levels and masking provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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Photography
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Photoshop
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