Using levels and masking to get the most out of adjustments


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Using levels and masking to get the most out of adjustments

I want to talk about how we can use Levels in combination with masking, in order to get the most out of our Levels Adjustments. We are going to be working on this image here corwig_uk_1; you can find it in the Chapter 17 folder. Go ahead and double click that one to open it in Photoshop and then press F to go to Full Screen View mode. Now I'm going to click on my Adjustments panel here and I'm going to choose one of my Presets, in this case Levels, Increase Contrast. All right, great. We have this Increase Contrast, except you know what? I want to push this image even further. Let me go ahead and navigate to the Blue-Yellow channel and I'm going to make this one a little bit more warm and then go to the Green-Magenta channel, add a little bit of Magenta there, okay I'm liking that. Then go back to the RGB Composite view and I'm going to deepen my shadows even more, want those nice and deep; brighten up the whites there a little bit and then modify the overall tone an...

Using levels and masking to get the most out of adjustments
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Using levels and masking to get the most out of adjustments provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 for Photographers

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