Photoshop by the Numbers: Exposure and Contrast adjustments
Exposure and Contrast pt.1 - Brightness/Contrast
This article explains Photoshop's Brightness/Contrast adjustment in great detail, especially the difference between the legacy and the current implementation.
Exposure and Contrast pt.2 - Levels
I explain how Levels works, what it can and cannot do in comparison with the Brightness/Contrast adjustment. Some surprises await!
Exposure and Contrast pt.3 - Curves
Curves may be a bit intimidating for beginners, but it is way more powerful than any other contrast/exposure adjustment. This article shows why.
Exposure and Contrast pt.4 - Exposure
The Exposure adjustment in Photoshop hides a few secrets. I try to unlock them all, but a few mysteries remain. Beware, a lot of math in this article.
Exposure and Contrast pt.5 - Using the eyedroppers
Multiple Photoshop adjustments have eyedroppers. They are supposed to simplify basic exposure and color fine-tuning. This article explains all you need to know about them.
Exposure and Contrast pt.6 - The Auto options
Both Curves and Levels have an Auto button. There is more behind this button than you might think. This article explores the options.
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