Photoshop Curves Tool: 6 techniques every photographer must know

Photoshop Curves Tool: 6 techniques every photographer must know

Essential Photoshop Curves Techniques: 03 Set white and black points

Essential Photoshop Curves Techniques: 03 Set white and black points

Hold Alt and drag inwards on the white and back point sliders (at the bottom right and left of the graph) for a greyscale view that shows any clipped pixels in your shot.

This is of great help when setting pure black and pure white tones.

Most images will benefit from containing a full range of tones, so drag the white and black points inwards while holding Alt until the point where pixels begin to appear.

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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