In this chapter, we’ll cover the following:
A tonally correct image
Using the histogram to assess tonality
Tracking tonality using the Color Picker tool
Using sample points
Tonal corrections using levels
Tonal corrections using curves
As a professional photo restoration artist, colorization is an oft-requested service. However, the images are almost always in need of some tonal adjustments to acquire the best overall contrast.
Since colorization is essentially applying translucent hues over various parts of the image, it’s important that the image has been tonally optimized to look ...