Applying a Gradient Map adjustment


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Applying a Gradient Map adjustment

I often teach photographers how to use the Gradient Map adjustment, to create a unique black and white interpretation of an image with tremendous flexibility and control. However, it's also possible to employ color within the Gradient Map adjustment, enabling you to produce a variety of creative looks for an image. In this lesson, I'll show you how it's done. The first step is to add a Gradient Map Adjustment. So at the bottom of the Layer's panel, I'll click on the Add Adjustment Layer button, and then choose Gradient Map from near the bottom of the list.

It's important to note that we're using the Gradient Map Adjustment, not the Gradient Adjustment found here near the top of the list. So I'll click on Gradient Map, and as you can see the default gradient gives me a gray scale image that transitions from black to white, but there are much more creative possibilities. If I click on the Pop Up for the gradient, you'll see that there are a...

Applying a Gradient Map adjustment
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Applying a Gradient Map adjustment provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects Workshop

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