Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Using HSL and the color controls, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
In the Develop module, you'll find the Color Settings. …They're labeled HSL/Color/Grayscale. We're going to cover Grayscale in another lesson. …In this one, let's have a look at HSL Color. …This is where we can adjust the individual colors of our image. …HSL stands for hue, saturation, and luminance. …Hue s the actual color, say red or blue. …Saturation is the amount of that color, from gray all the way up to a strongly vibrant color. …And the luminance is the darkness or the lightness values of the underlying image.…
We're going to come back to this in a second. We're actually going to start with the Color …settings, because this will make more sense. …Now, what we can do in the Color settings here is we can adjust the amount of hue, saturation, …or luminance of any of these individual colors. …All we need to do is just simply select a color. In this case we have grabbed red. …Now, look at this Las Vegas sign. We have red here in the words "Las Vegas." …So if we adjust the Hue, notice how it changes the actual color.…
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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