Tone Curve adjustments


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Tone Curve adjustments

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to use the Tone Curves options, which are basically variations on the Curves command that's included along with Photoshop, and these are built into Camera Raw. So I'm going to go ahead and open Cycle pilot.dng and the image is overexposed at this point so let's go ahead and take down the Exposure value. I'm going to take it down to -0.55 and then just for laughs I'm going to take up that Saturation value there to 20. Then I'm going to take the Vibrance value up to about +30. That might be a little high, I think; I'll go ahead and let's take Saturation down to -15, perhaps. All right, that looks pretty good to me.

Now, we still need to give this image some oomph, some weight. It's offly darn light right now and we could adjust the colors selectively so that we have control over the quartertones from the Tone Curve panel. So I'm going to go ahead and Click on Tone Curve right there and you have two i...

Tone Curve adjustments
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Tone Curve adjustments provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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