by Elena Blair
Darkening the background of an image can really create depth and draw attention to the subject. I will show you a quick and easy way to darken the background of an image using curves in Photoshop.
Here is the original image with all my usual edits except the darkening of the background:
Now I will create a curves layer and bring down the midtones by grabbing the very middle of the curve and pulling down to the right bottom corner(…)