Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Correcting color with Color Balance, part of Photoshop CC Image Optimization.
Like many photographers, I got my start in black and white photography, but now I…certainly appreciate the importance of color in a photographic image.…And when a photo is in color, it's important that that color be accurate and pleasing.…Although I will say that accurate is a little bit of a subjective term, meaning…we can take a little bit of artistic licence.…But more often than not, we want the color to be relatively accurate, and that…usually means a good color balance. Let's take a look at the color balance…adjustment and how you might use it to improve the overall appearance of a photo.…
I'll start off by adding the color balance adjustment layer.…So I'll go to the bottom of the layers panel and click on the Add Adjustment…Layer button, and then choose Color Balance from the pop-up menu.…And you'll see that a color balance adjustment layer has been added to the…layer stack. And I also now have the color balance…controls on the properties panel. But before we start working with the color…in the image, let's take a quick moment to understand what we're really doing when we…
- Configuring the Photoshop interface
- Basic RAW conversion
- Reviewing, refining, and resetting adjustments
- Cropping the image
- Improving tonality and color
- Using the Shadows/Highlights adjustment
- Dodging and burning
- Working with Curves
- Adding tints and vignettes
- Converting to black and white
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Basic Adjustments
Cropping the image7m 57s
3. Advanced Adjustments
4. Creative Adjustments
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