Tone Curves: a clever way to rescue flat photos

Tone Curves: a clever way to rescue flat photos

Sometimes, you may find your shot’s colours and tones don’t do the subject justice. Take our original image below – the contrast is flat, with little differentiation between shadows and highlights. This creates washed-out tones and drab colours. Shooting in raw gives you great control over tonal changes, especially if using the Photoshop CS Camera Raw editor’s Tone Curve tab.

Add drama to landscapes in Photoshop

How to use the Photoshop curves command to improve the contrast and adjust levels Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video you’ll find out how to… Continue reading

How to avoid noise in your photos

Photoshop Guide 3.5: How to remove noise from your photographs in Photoshop Elements Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video you’ll find out how to remove… Continue reading

Boost image colours with Curves

Photoshop Guide 3.4: How to improve colour and exposure in Photoshop Elements using colour curves In this video you’ll learn how to improve the colour, tones and exposure using the colour curves command in Photoshop Elements. Find out how to darken shadows and brighten highlights to improve contrast with presets, as well as learning how… Continue reading