Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Fine-tuning white balance, part of Lightroom: Creative Color.
- [Instructor] When it comes to creating…good and creative color in your photographs,…as we've seen we can use the White Balance tool,…yet it's helpful to keep in mind…that this tool has good intentions…but sometimes it's a little bit over ambitious.…So sometimes we'll need to fine-tune the results,…and here we'll look at three examples of how we can do that.…We'll start off with this image here.…This is a photograph of my brother-in-law and his family.…And if we zoom in on the picture a little bit…you can see there's this slight weird colorcast.…One of the things we know is that…my brother-in-law Jeff here is wearing…a tuxedo that should be neutral.…
So before we go to the White Balance tool though…I want to modify my exposure and tone and here's why.…Take a look at what happens to his shirt…if I decrease the highlights.…Can you see how there's even more blue in that area?…And just to exaggerate for a moment…I'll increase the saturation we can see…there is some color in that area.…So before we use the White Balance tool,…
- 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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