Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Blue surfing project, part of Lightroom: Creative Color.
- [Instructor] With this project,…we will start at square one, at the beginning.…Now, what is square one with a color project?…Typically, it's asking the question of…what is my vision for this image?…This is a photograph of my buddy Ian surfing,…yet this isn't a closeup action shot.…Rather, it's a little bit more about the seascape,…about him being surrounded by the ocean,…about the blue of the water and the sky,…and rather than creating a moment…which has really intense saturated colors,…I want to create something…where the mood is a bit more subdued.…
It's a bit more like a distant memory or dream,…so I'm going to go for a color palette…where we have lots of blues, but they're more muted.…Alright, well, now that we have the vision cast…for the project, we go to our controls…and here, we'll start off with the basic panel…and we'll also use split toning effects…and some tools as well, so here, let's begin…just by cooling off our color temperature a little bit.…Next, we'll increase the contrast.…Drop down the highlights because, in this case,…
- Using the core color tools
- Changing a background color
- Painting in a new hair color
- Working on a landscape
- Fine-tuning color with split toning
- Working with the HSL controls
- Creating your own color presets
- Finding and managing third-party color presets
- Crafting unique color looks
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Basic Panel Color Controls
2. Selective Color Adjustments
3. Split Toning
Solution: Split toning4m 15s
4. The Power of HSL
6. Crafting Unique Color Looks
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