Editing Tip #4

Raw Recovery & Curve adjustment problems

Before you start working on curve adjustments in Photoshop, you need to ensure that you have a healthy file to start with.

In this video tutorial, I cover the problems of not using grads in your shoot and how to set up the image in the raw converter before you begin working on it in Photoshop.

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The art of tonal Adjustment part 2
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Photoshop’s curves adjustment tool is your gateway to fine tonal adjustment. It is an immensely powerful tool that once you become familiar with, will be at the core of all your editing in Photoshop for years to come.

Through the use of many editing examples and QuickTime movies I aim to cover in detail how the curves adjustment tool works and demonstrate its unparalleled power for the image editor.


  • You need to already be using Photoshop to work with this e-Book.

  • You need to be familiar with Photoshop’s Curves, Layers and Masks.

  • For those who aren’t familiar, I’ve included a free copy of Fast-Track to Photoshop. I would recommend that you read this before attempting to understand the content of this e-Book.


* 2 x Adobe Acrobat PDF documents.
* 15 PSD Photoshop example files.
* Access to several on-line video tutorials.

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The Complete Tonal Adjustment Collection