Advanced color balancing


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Advanced color balancing

Just as you can focus a general curves adjustment on specific tonal values within an image, you can also focus color balance adjustments within curves to make the most of the colors within the various tonal ranges in the image. Beyond just the basic color balance adjustment, you can apply an adjustment that would be difficult, if not impossible, using other tools. For example, in this image I've already added a curves adjustment layer and I want to focus my effort on the dark areas of the rock. There's a little bit too much magenta in those dark rocks.

That means increasing the amount of green since green is the opposite of magenta. But I don't want to take away too much of the reds found in the foliage which are a little bit brighter. I've turned the On Image Adjustment feature, so that as I move my mouse over the image, we can see where on the curve each of these areas resides. To shift the color balance to reduce the amount of magenta in the rocks, I'...

Advanced color balancing
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Advanced color balancing provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Curves Workshop

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