In today’s episode you will learn how to use Curves to take control of your Black and White. We use show you how to analyze your Histogram and use input and output Channels to dial in your Light and dark Levels.
After fine tuning the image with Curves, we use Channels to select lighter areas of the photo and fill them with white to bring extra attention their way.
We finish the image off by creating a Light leak type effect and transforming it onto our subject.
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