Join Mikkel Aaland for an in-depth discussion in this video When to use Auto Tone, part of Getting Started with Adobe Camera Raw 5.
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Let's take a look at Camera Raw's Auto Tone Adujstments. …With auto tone adujstments, Camera Raw applies a made to order tone map based on …the individual characteristics of a particular image. …Often times the results are satisfactory but not always. …Let's take a look at Auto Tone and apply it to a few images just to give you an …idea how it works. The Auto Tone is found here in the Basic tab. …I'm going to select Auto right here, and you can see from this picture Auto Tone …has done a, I think a very good job of redistributing the tonal values.…
You can see that in the image preview window and also up here in the histogram. …Let's try another picture, and select Auto. …Once again I think it's excellent, the, I think this is a really good …representation of the, the way I want this picture to look. …And, let's take a third picture here, and apply Auto to that. …Okay. So here's an example where the lighting's …not so even. And it's not doing such a great job. …And I would probably revert back to the default, and then work my way through …
- The Camera Raw interface
- Opening RAW, JPEG, and TIFF files in Camera Raw
- The Toolbar
- Workflow tips
- Basic image processing
- Using the Parametric and Point curves
- Managing noise reduction
- Working with hue, saturation, and luminance
- Creating a split-toned image
- Removing chromatic aberrations
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS4 for Photographers: Camera Rawwith Chris Orwig7h 4m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6with Chris Orwig6h 28m Appropriate for all
1. Before You Start
2. The Toolbar
3. Workflow Tips
4. Basic Tab: Basic Image Processing
5. Tone Curve Tab
6. Detail Tab
7. HSL/Grayscale Tab
8. The Split Toning Tab
Creating a split-toned image2m 40s
9. Lens Correction Tab
10. Presets Tab
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