Share this Page URL

Chapter 8. Modern Problems: Dealing with... > Fixing Underexposed Photos the Easy ... - Pg. 218

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Fixing Underexposed Photos the Easy Way Step One: Open an underexposed photo. The photo shown here could've used either a fill flash or a better exposure setting or both. This is a tonal correction for people who don't like making tonal corrections (more than 60 million Americans suffer from the paralyzing fear of MTC [Making Tonal Corrections]). Since this technique requires no knowledge of Levels or Curves, it's very popular, and even though it's incredibly simple to perform, it does a pretty incredible job of fixing underexposed photos.