Editing gradient color stops


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Editing gradient color stops

In this exercise I'm going to show you how to manually modify a gradient, one color stop at a time, so that it exactly suits the needs of your photograph. I've saved my changes as Sienna mountains.psd, and my Colorize layer is selected, my Adjustments panel is available, so I'll go ahead and click the down pointing arrowhead to the right of the gradient strip, and I'm going to switch from the gradient that's active right now, which I believe is Broad Sienna, I'm going to switch over to that one that grabbed my attention earlier, which is Complementary VY.

That goes ahead and darkens up the image slightly as you can see. If I turn off this layer, this is the original black and white image that is subject to this Black & White Adjustment layer, and then when I turn on the colorize layer, the Shadows stay pretty much as dark as they were before, but the Highlights are dropping down a little bit. So the image overall has a little bit of a gloomier feel. So, I migh...

Editing gradient color stops
Video duration: 9m 58s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Editing gradient color stops provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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