Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting colors selectively, part of Up and Running with Photoshop CS6.
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There's a great tool in Photoshop that I use often for adjusting colors and it's …called Hue Saturation. Before I show this to you, what I want to …do is first get the exposure correct on this image. …Which is typically a good idea to, to do before you start messing with the colors. …So we're just gona go and create an Adjustment layer that is Levels. …And let's go ahead and drag the right slider into the first little bit of …highlight there. Left slider into the first bit of shadow …and we could tweak the midtones here if we want and that looks pretty good.…
And now I want to create another Adjustment layer, but this time I want to …create a Hue Saturation Adjustment layer. Now if we're just going to increase the …vibrance of colors, I really recommend using the vibrance Adjustment layer. …What this does here is that we have vibrance and saturation. …The saturation increases the saturation of all the colors in the image. …I'm just going to take this back down to zero to undo that. …But vibrance kind of does the same thing. It gets the colors more vibrant except …
- Getting images into Photoshop
- Creating and navigating documents
- Working with layers
- Cropping and straightening images
- Color correction
- Making selections
- Fixing image problems
- Working with effects
- Creating and editing text
- Exporting and printing
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Getting Started with Photoshop
2. Getting Images into Photoshop
3. Photoshop Basics
4. Image Basics
5. Color Correction
6. Making Selections
7. Fixing Image Problems
8. Working with Effects
9. Working with Text
10. Making Art
11. Exporting and Printing
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