Spend 5 Minutes and Learn How to Use Tone Curves in Photoshop and Lightroom (VIDEO)

The Tone Curve is one of the most powerful tools in Photoshop, Lightroom and other image-editing software. The proper use of Curves adjustments, however, can be confusing to many photographers. Fortunatley, the excellent five-minute video below will help set you straight.

When used properly, Tone Curves let you make tonal adjustments to add contrast and brightness to your images. You can also apply this versatile tool to individual channels and create a variety of Instagram-like filters.

This helpful video come from Photoshop Tutorials, and whether you’re unfamiliar with Tone Curves or just need to brush up on your skills, it will get you up and running in a mere five minutes.

You can find more instructional videos on the Photoshop Tutorials YouTube channel, and don’t miss our earlier tutorial on using Photoshop to give your images vibrant, natural colors.

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