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Quickly lighten or darken your images using the Levels command (CS4/CS5/CS6/CC/CC 2014)

Added on Wednesday 8th of October 2014 07:46 am EST

by Amy Palermo

The Photoshop Levels command creates a lot of unnecessary anxiety in many users. The reality is that you don't have to fully understand everything about it to reap its benefits.

For example, have you ever had to lighten or darken an image? Well, a simple way to do this is to adjust the image's Input Levels. To see how it works, open an image in Photoshop. Next, press [command]L ([Ctrl]L in Windows) to access the Levels dialog box. To lighten the image, dr...