Becoming a master of curves adjustments in Adobe Photoshop
posted Monday, November 19, 2018 at 2:29 PM EDT
In most photo editing software solutions, you have access to curves adjustments. These come in different forms and some software even allows you to access separate curves for different color channels, offering even more editing control. If you become an expert with curves adjustments, you will have considerable control over the look of your images. In the video below, Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect will teach you how to master curves in Photoshop in particular.
Dinda first discusses the different ways you can access curves adjustments in Photoshop, including as a non-destructive adjustment layer, which will give you access to blend modes, opacity adjustments, clipping masks and much more. After giving an overview of curves and how to access them, Dinda goes through numerous real-world examples, including how to adjust global brightness and contrast using simple curves adjustments and at a more advanced level, how to adjust colors in an image using individual channel curves. In total, the video is just over 20 minutes and it covers basically everything you need to know about mastering curves in Adobe Photoshop.