Color correction pt. 4: Medium Skin Tone


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Color correction pt. 4: Medium Skin Tone

The trick with color correcting skin is that there are so many different types of skin, that's what makes things so interesting and so beautiful. So, you got to use these numbers as a bit of a recipe, not as a formula, it doesn't always work. It's not a one to one kind of thing. Let's go ahead and work on this image, "jenny_kim.psd". This is a photograph that was captured by the New York based fashion photographer, Jenny Kim. She is a good friend as well. Thanks Jenny for providing this image for us. What we want to do is color correct this medium tone skin. So let's go ahead and do that. We'll grab our eyedropper tool by pressing the I key and we're going to go ahead and set a few points. I'm going to set a point back here in this trap shadow, because that may be helpful.

I'm going to set one up on the forehead and then one down, right to the left of this diffused highlight there and now I have my numbers. Next, I'm going to convert everything...

Color correction pt. 4: Medium Skin Tone
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Color correction pt. 4: Medium Skin Tone provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS3 for Photographers

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Photography
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