Chapter 7

Adjusting Lighting and Colors

You can fine-tune the colors in your image — darken them, lighten them, or remove them completely. This chapter introduces the tools that do the trick.


Change Brightness and Contrast

Using the Dodge and Burn Tools

Using the Blur and Sharpen Tools

Adjust Levels

Adjust Curves

Adjust Hue and Saturation

Using the Sponge Tool

Adjust Color Balance

Using the Variations Command

Match Colors between Images

Correct Shadows and Highlights

Create a Duotone

Convert to Black and White

Adjust Vibrance

Change Brightness and Contrast

The Brightness/Contrast command provides a way to adjust the highlights ...

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