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Old 02-28-2016   #1
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Default Levels In Photoshop

Adding contrast back into a flat image.

Frogstar did a excellent tutorial on levels and i hope i can add to that.



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Appreciate the posting of this tutorial.
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Noticed that the image had a slight red cast. You can use the sliders to correct this as well if desired, but it is a bit more difficult. You can also use this general technique with any other image editor with values sliders. This technique also increases the saturation a bit, especially if the needed correction is large. In cases like that, cranking up the grmma a trifle will help open up the shadows and compensate for the excessive contrast and saturation in the highlights, but watch out for banding and emphasized noise in the shadows if you mess with the gamma in this way.
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It's worth looking at Photocamel Tutorials too though, unfortunately, they are a bit disorganized.

Levels in Photoshop by Frogstar is excellent. Yes, he uses bird shots but the same principles apply.

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