Today's lesson went deeper into the layers panel and adjusting levels. Here's my practice before & after.
I'd like to go back and increase the white in this edit. With 2 young kids, I'm playing here either at midnight or rushing through naptime. Just getting a feel for all the tools and having some fun.
Again, I picked up a ton of helpful keyboard tricks from the course. My favorite - the "scrubber" function (hover on the text next to a slider, hold mouse and adjust slide.)
And, finally I have a better understanding of the histogram.
As I was editing this photo, I was eating milk-chocolate chips from the bag by the handful...while these beautiful pistachios sit in the kitchen! Hence the reminder to "choose health!"