The Levels adjustment is used for correcting the tonal range and color balance of an image by adjusting the brightness of its shadows, midtones, and highlights. Watch our video tutorial to learn more about the Levels adjustment.

The parameters of the Levels adjustment are displayed in the Settings Panel when selecting Image -> Adjustments -> Levels...

You can also use the Levels adjustment layer (Layers -> New -> Adjustment Layer -> Levels...) which will affect the underlying layers without changing their content.

Levels Adjustment Levels

Settings and Controls:


Click Default to restore the default values.

Click OK to apply all changes and close the dialog box.

Click Cancel to close the dialog box without applying any changes.