How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop

Learn how to increase the contrast and brightness of a photo in just 4 ways


How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)

Why we need photo editing?

This photo editing course is perfect for animating gray blurry images. Most of the pictures taken with mobile phones or low quality cameras are gray or dead. Which is not acceptable on any social media and many photographers have to deal with this problem. So in this case Photoshop has a very simple photo editing secret tips that will enliven your gray images. Continue reading this tutorial to learn the important course of this photo editing.

Today you will find a great Photoshop tips to make this gray color picture colorful and lively. Which will take your photo editing skills one step further. Today I will show you 4 ways of Photoshop how to enliven your image with brightness and contrast.

Use of Photoshop crop tools

So for this work, first I will open this gray image in Photoshop. I have used Photoshop cs6 for this work. You can do it in any version of Photoshop if you want. So after opening, first use the crop tool to cut the image to your liking.

How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)


Photoshop crop tool plays a great role in image resizing. Photoshop Crop tool can be selected by going to the tool bar on the left side of Photoshop. And you can select it by pressing C button on the keyboard.

How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)



What is brightness and contrast

The Brightness and contrast option automatically masks the color adjustment of any photo color in Photoshop. And you can then subtract the color of the photo according to your need. And this is why the dark colors of the picture can be removed. And the natural color can be increased as desired. However, many people open the color adjustment from the top bar of Photoshop. Which is not the actual color adjustment. So today I will show you how to open the actual color adjustment. And how to perfect the brightness and contrast of your photo. And these are the secret tips of today's photo editing.

How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)



What is adjustment layer

Adjustment layer is the perfect brightness and contrast main option. From here you can open brightness and contrast and make perfect color adjustment. So let's see how color adjustment can be done perfectly from the adjustment layer.

First open the brightness and contrast from the adjustment layer.

How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)


Then select the Brightness and Contrast option. This way the color adjustment in the picture can be done perfectly.

How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)

After opening the brightness and contrast option, first press the auto button

How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)

After pressing the auto button, your image will automatically come to life. Then set to Brightness 80 and Contrast 5. You can keep more or less if you want.

How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)



How to use Hue / saturation for color adjustment

After the brightness and contrast is complete. Open the Hue / Saturation option from the Adjustment layer for color adjustment.

How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)

Hue / Saturation option will open an option called Properties. From there you will make color adjustment. As I have shown.

How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)


Use of the Spot Healing Brush Tool

After the color adjustment is complete. In the photo, small abnormal spots were shot. In this case Spot Healing Brush Tool should be used. This tool works like magic to remove unwanted objects. Experimental I will show you how to use Spot Healing Brush Tool. As in this picture there is a ship far away. What looks like a spot I will delete it with the Spot Healing Brush Tool.

In this case, first select the brush from the tool bar on the left side of Photoshop

How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)


Once the Spot Healing Brush Tool is selected, zoom in on the spot. Press Ctrl + Plus button on the keyboard to zoom. It can be seen that the place of the spot has been zoomed. Then select the Spot Healing Brush Tool and select the image layer. + content aware select then give a pull on the spot with the brush.

How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)


It will be seen that the unwanted object has been deleted automatically by keeping the background of the image.

How to increase the brightness and contrast of your photos in Photoshop(creativea2z)

In this photo editing tutorial, I have shown you how to animate a gray image by adjusting the color perfectly. Creative2z makes all tutorials easy for its readers. Which readers can easily understand. If you have any questions about this tutorial, please comment.
 
Happy Photo editing.

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