The sawtooth curve


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The sawtooth curve

The curves adjustment is quite powerful, allowing you to apply a wide variety of effects to an image both in terms of optimizing appearance and also applying creative effects. One interesting effect I used to present as a bit of a joke when teaching the curves adjustment is the sawtooth curve. I was sometimes surprised at just how many of my students loved the effect. And wanted to be able to apply it to their own photos. In this lesson, I'll show you how this effect is applied. It all starts with a curves adjustment layer. So I'll go to the bottom of the layers panel and click the Add Adjustment Layer button.

And then choose Curves from the popup menu that appears. Of course I could use the curves adjustment to affect the overall tonality or color in the image, but I'm going to take a more dramatic approach. Instead of working with curves using anchor points to bend the shape of the curve, I'm going to go straight to the Pencil tool, which allows me to dra...

The sawtooth curve
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The sawtooth curve provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects Workshop

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