Below are the same settings in Photoshop's Camera Raw

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More Tone Curve Articles

George Jardine has an excellent article and video about using the The Tone Curve Panel.

His About Tone Curves article is published in Digital PhotoPro. http://www.digitalphotopro.com/technique/camera-technique/tone-curves.html

For more “free’ material from George Jardine Check out this page, where there is a video on using Tone Curves. http://mulita.com/blog/?page_id=1962

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Placing "points" on either side of the value you want to adjust, limits the effect to mostly between the limiting outer points...

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We are now going continue the Case Study using Just Process 2012...

The Parametric Tone Curve Panel

A quick method to fine tuning your Tone Mapping for (Contrast and Brightness). Works in conjunction/tandem with the Basic Panel, but is a different process and as a result, best practice dictates setting your tone mapping in the Basic Panel First

1. Goal, Use the TAT to:
Increase the contrast between the clouds and darken the shade of blue in the sky by "darkening" the lights. See below...

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2. Goal, Darken the Darks by increasing the contrast...

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3. Goal, Brighten the shadows...

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The "Point" Tone Curve

Fine Tunes the parametric curve settings.

4. Goal, add more contrast in the highlights... LR5-tonecurve004

5, Goal, slightly darken the green in the water... LR5-tonecurve005

The changes made with the Tone Curve Panel

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