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Chapter 8. Editing Your Shots > Introduction to the Histogram

8.11. Introduction to the Histogram

Learning to use the Adjust panel effectively involves learning about its histogram, the colorful little graph at the bottom of the panel.

The histogram is the heart of the Adjust palette. It's a self-updating visual representation of the dark and light tones that make up your photograph. If you've never encountered a histogram before, this all may sound a little complicated. But the Adjust palette's histogram is a terrific tool, and it'll make more sense the more you work with it.


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