Published on September 18th, 2012 | by Spyros Thalassinos3
Image correction basics: Understanding Histograms and Photoshop Levels
Hello and welcome! Understanding to read an image histogram is a crucial skill in digital photography. It will not only help you capture better exposed images, but also correct badly exposed ones in Photoshop, Lightroom and other similar software.
We’ll begin with some videos that i found useful and easy to understand!
But before we get to histograms, its essential to get a better understanding of exposure.
So let’s get started!
Exposure – Let’s Get it Right!
Photography Histograms Explained
Histograms are the only way when shooting to get an accurate representation of your exposure. Without it, you could look at your screen and think your photo is exposed properly but then look at them on your computer later and realize everything was underexposed or overexposed.
How to Use The Histogram
Photoshop Histogram and Exposure by Jonathan Kingston
Photoshop – Levels And Histogram
Color Correction Using Photoshop Levels
That’s all folks! Hope you enjoyed the videos, and now have a better understanding of histograms and how to use photoshop levels for basic image corrections!