A gradient map is just as easy to use as any other adjustment layer in Adobe Photoshop. You will need to load the gradient that you want to use. How do you use a gradient map in Adobe Photoshop? In this movie, author Richard Harrington walks you through how to use a gradient map to color correct images in Adobe Photoshop.
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- A gradient map is just as easy…as any other adjustment layer.…What's important though is that you load an additional…gradient that gives you the look that you want.…Let me show you how.…In Photoshop, I'll choose to open up some images here.…Let's grab an image here from street photography.…And a landscape shot, and I'll click Open.…Feel free to adjust these images any way…you'd like inside of Adobe camera roll.…
I'm happy with both of them, so I'll select…both images and click Open Objects.…From the Adjustments panel, take a look for gradient map.…It'll be just below the color lookup option…and it's available with one click here in the bottom row.…By default, a gradient map will be applied.…Let's reset this list here to the default gradients.…These default gradients are typically going…to give you a list of other options,…and you can quickly apply those with one click.…
You can change the view of that…by changing this pop-up list here.…Most likely it's set to small thumbnail by default,…and you'll see with one click,…
In this course, Rich Harrington demystifies lookup tables (LUTs) and shows how to use them with Photoshop, Lightroom, and other Adobe CC applications. He also shows how to use gradient maps—where tints are based on the luminance values in the image—to add creative color and noise to images, and how to organize, store, and share these assets with other Creative Cloud programs and other photo and video professionals.
- Understanding the role of LUTS
- Working with LUTs and Looks in Premiere Pro
- Creating custom LUTs
- Cross-application workflows
- Managing your LUT library and presets