Using curves, color balance, and blending for best results


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Using curves, color balance, and blending for best results

This last summer my whole family got together to celebrate my mom and dad's 60th wedding anniversary and my mom brought her veil with her and of course I had to take a couple of pictures. What I want to do in this picture with my mom is I want to examine how we can use Color Balance and Blending modes and then Curves together in order to come up with some nice results. Well, one of the things that we are going to do first is we are going to create a Curves Adjustment layer. We are going to create this Adjustment layer with something in mind. Let's click on the Adjustment layer icon for Curves.

What we are going to here is simply click and drag up the bottom left-hand point, bringing up the Blacks here and then I will go ahead and bring down the rest of the curve. Well, at this juncture, what we have done is we have brought up some of the Black detail. Now the image looks awkward. It looks flat. It doesn't look any good at all. But we are making this adjustment knowing that what ...

Using curves, color balance, and blending for best results
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Using curves, color balance, and blending for best results provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5: Creative Effects

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