Deconstructing color saturation with Levels and Curves


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Deconstructing color saturation with Levels and Curves

In this chapter, we are going to continue to talk about how we can improve the colors in our photographs. What I want to do in this movie is begin to deconstruct a little bit about how we can enhance the colors in our photographs by using Levels and Curves. Well here you can see in my Layers palette that I have three layers. I have a background image, really interesting photograph and we will be working on this photo in the next few movies. This particular photo I captured when I was down in mainland Mexico in the small town of Sayulita. I just love those colors. Then we have a black background and then this green color layer. Let me go ahead and click in the green color layer. What I am going to do here is open up a Curves adjustment and I am going to do that right on this layer.

You can open up a Curves adjustment by pressing good old Command+M on a Mac, Ctrl+M on a PC. Now you know how Curves works, right? If I click and drag up I will brighten up the image. Well what's going to h...

Deconstructing color saturation with Levels and Curves
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Deconstructing color saturation with Levels and Curves provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 for Photographers: Creative Color

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Photography
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