Previewing clipped pixels


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Previewing clipped pixels

In this exercise I am going to show you a little-known trick for previewing exactly which pixels inside of an image are clipping to either black or white on a channel by channel basis when you adjust the black-and-white points here inside the Levels panel. I saved my changes from the previous exercise as Open shadows.psd just in case you want to compare my file to yours. Now I am going to switch over to this one. It is called Levels set to Auto.psd. It is the result of our noodling around with the Auto button a few exercises back now. Let's say that I want to go ahead and wipe out the changes that I've made here inside the Levels panel so that I can start afresh.

I don't want to get rid of the Adjustment layer; I want to keep it because I need it. I just want to start over again. All right, then notice I have this icon down here in the bottom-right corner of the panel. You can see that the arrow goes all the way around the circle. This icon actually has two states and let me show ...

Previewing clipped pixels
Video duration: 4m 51s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Previewing clipped pixels provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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