Color-correcting skin by the numbers


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Color-correcting skin by the numbers

Here I want to briefly introduce you to another topic for Color Correction. It has to do with taking a look at the skin and the CMYK values of the skin, and following a bit of a recipe in order to get those numbers in a good range. Well, let's go ahead and take a look at how this works. I'm going to press the I key to select the Eyedropper tool. Next, I want to make sure my sample size is something other than point sample. Now, because this is a relatively low- res file, I'm going to choose 5 x 5; yet if it were a high-res file, I might choose 11 x 11, or if it's a really high-res file, I will choose one of these options here.

I'll go ahead and select 5 x 5. Next, what I want to do is simply hold down the Shift key and then click in the background, because I'm assuming that this background was black, and I know that because I was there and captured this image. So I want to set a point there, and then I want to go to the highlight on the forehead here, and just move ...

Color-correcting skin by the numbers
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Color-correcting skin by the numbers provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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Photography
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