Refining tonality with Levels


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Refining tonality with Levels

In many cases, the Brightness/Contrast adjustment is all you really need in adjusting the overall exposure for a photo. But if you are a control freak like me, you might want to exercise a bit more control especially over the contrast portion of that Brightness/Contrast adjustment. For that we can use levels. I'll go ahead and get started by adding a levels adjustment layer, so that we can see what sort of controls are available there. At the bottom of the Layers panel, I'll click on the Add New Adjustment Layer button. And then, on the popup I'll choose Levels.

In the Properties panel you can see quite a lot of adjustments here, quite a number of controls that we might want to take a look at. But for our basic overall tonal adjustment, we actually only need to touch three of these controls. Those are the white point adjustment the black point adjustment or the middle tone or gamma value. The white point will determine the value of white. In other words what to...

Refining tonality with Levels
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Refining tonality with Levels provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CS6 Image Optimization Workshop

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