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LEVELS or CURVES PHOTOSHOP ASSIGNMENT
Using the LEVELS or CURVES adjustments is a great way to control the exposure and contrast in an image. The LEVELS or CURVES adjustments allow you to fix the tonality (brightness or darkness) of images that are either under or overexposed. At the bottom of this page are brief videos that explain how the LEVELS and CURVES adjustments work...

WHAT TO DO
WATCH THE VIDEOS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE...
•AFTER YOU ARE FINISHED, FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS BELOW...
•Pick a photo that you've shot that is either too dark or too light. (generally it seems to be easier to make adjustments to images that are too dark, than images that are too light...)
•Use LEVELS or CURVES to adjust the brightness, darkness or contrast of your image.
•After you've fixed your image tonality, combine the "before" and "after" images on one Photoshop background.
•Write your name, "Levels/Curves" (name it which ever adjustment you used) & your period # above the photos.
•Write "before" and "after" on the images.
•Save your assignment as: p#yourlastname_levels or p#yourlastname_curves
•Put your combined image in the correct period# "levels/curves" file in the Google Classroom server.

This is an example of how you would submit your photos if your images were verticals.


This is an example of how you would submit your photos if you used horizontal images.


The graphic below displays how the Levels image adjustment works using the Photoshop pulldown menus. At the top of the Photoshop window, go to Image>Adjustments>Levels (or use ccommandL on your keyboard). If you would rather use "Curves" then press ccommandM on your keyboard...
levels

This video shows how to use "LEVELS" to make image adjustments using the layers pallet...




This video shows how to use "CURVES" to make image adjustments using the layers pallet...