How to Use curves and masks to improve tone and color Photoshop CS6


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Using curves and masks to improve tone and color

Here, we're going to take a look at how we can combine curves and what we know about masking together in order to come up with some great results. We're going to be working on two different images. We'll start off with this one here. This photograph of this professional athlete was captured for a national publication, and they wanted more drama. They wanted deeper blacks. So in order to make those adjustments, let's go ahead and click on the Curves icon. This will then open up our Curves dialog, and we can use this tool which allows us to click on an area of the image and just drag to make an adjustment to that area.

I want to darken the background, so here I'll click and drag down. That looks really nice, more dramatic. I also want to work on the helmet up here, and I'll go ahead and click and drag that down a little bit as well. Well, now that I've done that, I like the drama. I like the density of those blacks, yet I'm noticing that the eyes are too dar...

Using curves and masks to improve tone and color
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Using curves and masks to improve tone and color provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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Photography
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