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Photoshop plug-ins for retouching

Zone system

Quick introduction

This Photoshop plug-in lets you edit 10 zones in your photo, Ansel Adams-style. This is the Zone System Photoshop plug-inís control panel. Click on the image for a larger
It works with the following image modes: 8 & 16 bit/channel: RGB, CMYK, Grayscale.

Select zone

You select either of ten zones to edit.

Zone divisions

The † zone divisions † can be absolute or relative to the image. Usually you will want it to be relative to the image otherwise the darkest or the brightest zone might not be included.


You can select to change the preview between three modes. If you choose Selected Zone anything but the given zone will be masked with the color of the mask. You can change the color by clicking in the small rectangle.

B/W Adjustments

Here you can edit the exposure or the contrast of the given zone. The button that here says Reset zone 5 †will change its number depending on the selected zone.

Color adjustments

Here you can change various color qualities of the given zone.


You can select if you want to convert a color image to B/W.