Using the eyedroppers


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Using the eyedroppers

The curves adjustment includes three eyedroppers that allow you to adjust the black point, white point, and neutral gray value for a photo. For certain images, these adjustments can be very helpful for insuring accurate color and optimal tonal range within the image. Let's take a look at how they work. The basic operation is actually quite simple. We'll start with a black eyedropper. Simply click on the black eyedropper tool in order to make it active and then click in an area of the image that should be perfectly black. The individual color channels will be adjusted so that the area you clicked on is perfectly neutral black.

Not nearly black or black with a little bit of a color cast, but pure black. Of course, you need to know where to click in the image in order to produce the best effect. In this case, for example, the fender here is what we would call black, but it's actually a very dark shade of grey. If I click on that area with black eyedropper, I'l...

Using the eyedroppers
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Using the eyedroppers provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Curves Workshop

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