Tag Archives: adjusting tones

72. PSE 12 – Adjust Midtones with Color Cures

Although the name implies a change in color it is really more about affecting the tones.  In the fly out window you will have parametric sliders that affect specific parameters: Adjust Highlights, Midtone Brightness, Midtone Contrast and Adjust Shadows. Select … Continue reading

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29. A Faster Edit (to posts #23-28)

Photoshop never ceases to amaze me.   In this post you can quickly edit your photos. Click the Edit Tab, select Quick Edit in the drop down menu.  On the right side of your image there are sections with sliders … Continue reading

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28. Color My Images of the World

Again, adjustments may be needed for some colors in an image as the camera does not record colors equally.  It’s kind of like a class in coloring for adults: hue/saturation, although I really feel more like I’m coloring when I … Continue reading

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27. Overall Color – ooops White Balance Needs?

Sometimes the overall color on an image needs some adjusting.  It may not even be the white balance that was the problem.  Images taken with the sun low on the horizon can also put a glow that changes skin tones … Continue reading

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26. Adjust Lighting – 3rd Approach

Although it appears that we don’t need yet another way to do the same thing – adjust the tones in an image, I find that each approach handles the picture differently.  What I did was use the same image and … Continue reading

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25. Adjust Midtones with More Options

The camera captures images differently than what we see with our eyes.  Using the Color Curves to adjust the midtones gives you more control and can allow you to make an image present the range in tones you see with … Continue reading

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24. Taking Care of the Midtones/ Brightness

If you made adjustments to your photograph for pure blacks and whites, you may notice that all the tones in the picture aren’t as bright.  All of these adjustments you are making are subjective, do them or don’t – it’s … Continue reading

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