Using Curves presets for creative effects


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Using Curves presets for creative effects

The Curves Adjustment has a reputation for being difficult to learn, and part of that stems from the incredible power and flexibility, available with Curves. Fortunately, there are a variety of presets in Curves that make it easy to apply a creative effect. And you can always refine the results by digging deeper into the Curves Adjustment. Let's get started. I'll go ahead and add a Curves Adjustment layer by clicking on the Create New Adjustment layer button. The half black, half white circle at the bottom of the Layers panel. And then choosing curves. This will add a Curves Adjustment layer and also provide me with the curves adjustments, on the Adjustments panel.

I could certainly adjust the curve directly, but I want to take a look at some of the pre-sets that will enable me to get started more easily using Curves. I'll go ahead and click the popup at the top of the Adjustments panel for Curves. And let's just take a look at Strong Contrast, for example....

Using Curves presets for creative effects
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Using Curves presets for creative effects provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects Workshop

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