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Photoshop Color Correction: Fundamentals
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Photoshop Color Correction: Fundamentals

with Taz Tally

Video: Welcome

Hi I'm Taz Tally and welcome to color correction fundamentals in Photoshop. In this course we'll be looking at evaluating images and then applying color correction and or creative adjustments to your images. I'll start by using channels and histograms to show how a color image is constructed. Next, I'll show you how to accurately evaluate the color characteristics of an image by using histograms. Then we'll see how to fix color image defects such as unwanted color casts, or change the mood of an image by adjusting its color balance.
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  1. 4m 42s
    1. Welcome
      47s
    2. Understanding the scope of this course
      1m 41s
    3. Using the exercise files
      2m 14s
  2. 38m 0s
    1. What is color correction?
      6m 35s
    2. Color correction vs. creative image adjustment
      3m 14s
    3. Understanding when to correct photos
      4m 38s
    4. Comparing RGB and CMYK color modes
      1m 54s
    5. Assigning color profile spaces
      4m 51s
    6. Using grayscales and neutrals for color correction
      5m 22s
    7. Working with skin tones
      2m 50s
    8. Understanding file format options
      8m 36s
  3. 18m 3s
    1. Using Photoshop, Camera Raw, Bridge, and Lightroom in the color workflow
      4m 40s
    2. Working with Bridge for image management
      6m 6s
    3. Identifying the Photoshop color workflow for this course
      7m 17s
  4. 23m 42s
    1. Understanding pixels as the building blocks of an image
      6m 33s
    2. No such thing as color images
      3m 41s
    3. Understanding bit depth and grayscale
      3m 59s
    4. Understanding the histogram's display of "color"
      5m 23s
    5. Neutralizing an image
      4m 6s
  5. 21m 22s
    1. Arranging the Photoshop workspace
      5m 32s
    2. Choosing nondestructive editing tools
      5m 10s
    3. Introducing color tools
      4m 44s
    4. Navigating in an image
      5m 56s
  6. 17m 52s
    1. Adjusting dimensions, resolution, and modes
      4m 36s
    2. Straightening an image
      3m 46s
    3. Cropping an image
      3m 28s
    4. Finding and evaluating patterns: Noise, posterization, and screens
      6m 2s
  7. 47m 29s
    1. Using histograms
      9m 19s
    2. Identifying and removing color casts
      4m 30s
    3. Evaluating and correcting highlights in a landscape
      6m 33s
    4. Adding saturated postcard-style color enhancements
      5m 2s
    5. Finding and correcting neutrals
      8m 9s
    6. Evaluating skin tones and making basic corrections
      7m 13s
    7. Identifying neutrals and color casts
      6m 43s
  8. 30m 24s
    1. Retouching an image
      5m 51s
    2. Sharpening an image
      7m 2s
    3. Understanding color spaces, profiles, and gamuts for output
      7m 14s
    4. Exporting an image for print
      6m 15s
    5. Exporting an image for use on the web and for presentations
      4m 2s
  9. 20m 16s
    1. Cropping and straightening
      2m 51s
    2. Evaluating the image
      2m 35s
    3. Performing curves adjustments
      4m 58s
    4. Retouching and sharpening
      4m 19s
    5. Preparing for print and web use
      5m 33s
  10. 25m 51s
    1. Getting started in the Camera Raw interface
      2m 48s
    2. Evaluating the image in Camera Raw
      2m 48s
    3. Making temperature adjustments in Camera Raw
      5m 36s
    4. Performing curve corrections in Camera Raw
      4m 56s
    5. Retouching and sharpening in Camera Raw
      4m 7s
    6. Exporting
      5m 36s
  11. 1m 38s
    1. Next steps
      1m 38s

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4h 9m Beginner Oct 14, 2013

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Photoshop Color Correction is a series designed to help you understand how color works in digital images, and acquire the skills you need to correct color and make creative image adjustments in a variety of scenarios. This is the foundation of the series. Start here to learn how to use channels and histograms to identify problem areas, apply adjustments such as Curves and White Balance, and make edits that change the entire mood of an image. Taz Tally takes you between Adobe Bridge, Photoshop, and Camera Raw, making sure you get the most power from each tool in the workflow. Future follow-up courses will be project-based "quick wins," but you can return here at any time to revisit the basics.

Topics include:
  • What is color correction?
  • Comparing RGB and CMYK color modes
  • Using grayscales and neutrals for color correction
  • Understanding pixels and bit depth
  • Evaluating and correcting images with histograms
  • Using nondestructive editing tools
  • Removing a color cast
  • Performing curve corrections in Camera Raw
  • Affecting creative adjustments
  • Retouching an image
  • Sharpening images
  • Preparing for print and web use
Subjects:
Photography Color Correction
Software:
Photoshop
Author:
Taz Tally

Welcome

Hi I'm Taz Tally and welcome to color correction fundamentals in Photoshop. In this course we'll be looking at evaluating images and then applying color correction and or creative adjustments to your images. I'll start by using channels and histograms to show how a color image is constructed. Next, I'll show you how to accurately evaluate the color characteristics of an image by using histograms. Then we'll see how to fix color image defects such as unwanted color casts, or change the mood of an image by adjusting its color balance.

We'll be covering all these features, plus plenty of other tools and processes. Such as finishing techniques and outputting your images from various output devices. Now, let's get started with fundamentals of color correction in Photoshop.

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