Understanding split toning


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Understanding split toning

Before we began to work with Split Toning, let's deconstruct a little bit about how this panel works, and in order to do so, well, we'll be working with this demo file. It's titled grayscale.psd. I'm going to ahead and open this up in the Develop module by pressing the D key. Next, I want to open up my Split Toning panel. So I'm going to press, on a Mac, Command+ 4; on a PC, that's Ctrl+4, or you can simply click on the name Split Toning. One of the things you'll notice here is that this is divided up into Highlights and Shadows.

We have a couple of different options. We can open and close this, so we have more or less options. What we can do is define a hue. So go ahead and select a color, and then increase the saturation. What you'll notice is that this color is primarily affecting the highlights. Although, of course, it's always going to affect the shadows a little bit, as well. One of the things that's kind of tricky in regards this is selecting th...

Understanding split toning
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Understanding split toning provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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