The black, white, and gray eyedroppers


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The black, white, and gray eyedroppers

I'm still working inside Levels set to Auto.psd, and I am going to clear out my Level settings by clicking on the Reset icon in the bottom right corner of the Adjustments panel. By the way, if you are working along with me, make sure that the Opacity value for this Adjustment layer is set to 100%. In this exercise, I am going to show you how to use this group of three eyedroppers in the upper left portion of the Adjustments panel. What they allow you to do is set the black point, gray point and white point here inside the Levels panel just by clicking on a pixel inside the image.

So for example, I am going to grab that black eyedropper. Let's try clicking underneath her chin right there and that dark jaw line. That will go ahead and change the pixel on which I clicked to black. It will stretch out the rest of the histogram as well. In fact, you can now see the after view of the histogram here inside the Levels panel. Also notice that none of my settings have changed at all. So wh...

The black, white, and gray eyedroppers
Video duration: 5m 7s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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The black, white, and gray eyedroppers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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