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Getting Started with Camera Raw: How to make better pictures using Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, Second Edition by Ben Long

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The Targeted Adjustment Tool

If you’re using Camera Raw 5.2, then you have access to the Targeted Adjustment tool, which sits on the main Camera Raw toolbar just to the right of the Color Sampler tools. The Targeted Adjustment tool gives you a more interactive interface for many of the editing controls you’ve already learned about.

The Targeted Adjustment tool does different things depending on which tab is selected. In this section, we’ll explore each of the ways that you can use the Targeted Adjustment tool.

Using targeted adjustment to correct tone

By default, the Targeted Adjustment tool lets you perform tone curve adjustments without having ...

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