Photoshop Curves Tool: 6 techniques every photographer must know

Photoshop Curves Tool: 6 techniques every photographer must know

Essential Photoshop Curves Techniques: 02 The Curve line

Essential Photoshop Curves Techniques: 02 The Curve line

You can drag anchor points up or down on the Curve line to lighten or darken tones.

Think of the X-axis as a scale from dark tones on the left to light tones on the right.

It’s important where you place a point, as this determines which part of the tonal range you wish to alter.

Points towards the left will target shadow tones, and towards the right will adjust highlight tones.

PAGE 1: Essential Photoshop Curves Techniques – 01 Curves Adjustment Layer
PAGE 2: Essential Photoshop Curves Techniques – 02 The Curve line
PAGE 3: Essential Photoshop Curves Techniques – 03 Set white and black points
PAGE 4: Essential Photoshop Curves Techniques – 04 The amazing S-curve
PAGE 5: Essential Photoshop Curves Techniques – 05 Making selective adjustments
PAGE 6: Essential Photoshop Curves Techniques – 06 Tweaking colour channels
PAGE 7: Inside the Photoshop Curves interface

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