Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting color with a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer, part of Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 02 Editing and Retouching Photos .
A Hue/Saturation adjustment in Expert Edit gives you fine-tuned control over the…colors in a photograph, although you can apply Hue/Saturation as a direct…adjustment from the Enhance>Adjust Colors menu.…I almost always apply it as an adjustment layer, because as we've seen,…adjustment layers are nondestructive and editable.…To apply a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer, you want to make sure your Layers…Panel is open by clicking the Layers button in the taskbar.…Then I'll go up to the Create Adjustment layer icon at the top of the Layers…Panel, and from there I'll choose Hue/Saturation.…
That creates this new Hue/ Saturation adjustment layer and it opens the…Hue/Saturation Panel.…I can move this panel wherever I want it on my screen by clicking on its title…bar, the gray bar, and dragging.…In this panel I can adjust the three properties of colors separately: Hue,…Saturation, and Lightness.…Saturation is the slider I use the most in this panel.…Dragging saturation to the right makes the colors in the image more vibrant or pure.…
- Arranging the panels and interface
- Cropping and resizing photos
- Creating new layers
- Refining selections
- Hiding content with a layer mask
- Using adjustment layers
- Correcting color, lighting, and contrast
- Converting a color photo to black and white
- Creating a panorama from multiple photos
- Retouching blemishes and wrinkles
- Making adjustments in Camera Raw
Skill Level Beginner
1. Expert Edit Basics
2. Working with Layers
3. Using Selections and Masks
4. Correcting Photos
5. Using Photomerge
7. Processing in Camera Raw
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