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Photoshop CS4 Image Adjustments in Depth: Curves adjustment
Photoshop CS4's adjustment features offer unparalleled opportunities to correct and manipulate images. In Photoshop CS4: Image Adjustments in Depth, senior trainer Jan Kabili explains how to use all the major Photoshop adjustment features. She shares the best techniques for adjusting image quality, and shows how to use the new Adjustments panel to streamline a photo correction workflow. Jan also demonstrates multiple ways to eliminate color casts, and explains how to use the new On-Image Curves control to adjust brightness and color. This course offers a detailed look at the techniques photographers and designers use to master image adjustments in Photoshop.
The most powerful way to adjust tones in an image is with curves, which can be used to adjust brightness, contrast, and even color in an image. In this clip, host Jan Kabili discusses how to use the curves adjustments to adjust up to 16 different tonal values with a single adjustment. She covers the curves interface and applies a single adjustment to an image.
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Jan Kabili is senior trainer and evangelist at lynda.com. She has authored numerous books on Adobe software, including How to Wow: Photoshop CS2 for the Web, Photoshop CS Complete Course, Photoshop Elements Complete Course, and Photoshop 7 ImageReady Hands?on Training for the Web (with Lynda Weinman). In addition to her lynda.com training videos, she has written many articles for leading software publications such as Macworld, Photoshop User, and Mac Design magazines. Jan has not only contributed to the Adobe Classroom, but she is a published photographer and digital artist, with a Master of Fine Arts degree from University of Colorado at Boulder, and a law degree from Stanford Law School.
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