Chapter 3. Basic Photo Corrections

Basic Photo Corrections

Adobe Photoshop and Adobe ImageReady include a variety of tools and commands for improving the quality of a photographic image. This lesson steps you through the process of acquiring, resizing, and retouching a photo intended for a print layout. The same workflow applies to Web images.

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Choose the correct resolution for a scanned photograph.

  • Crop an image to final size.

  • Adjust the tonal range of an image.

  • Remove a color cast from an image Auto Color correction.

  • Adjust the saturation and brightness of isolated areas of an image using the Sponge and Dodge tools.

  • Apply ...

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