Fake a gray card in post Photoshop CC


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Faking a gray card in post

In this movie, I'll show you how to make a kind of fake, gray card and post. And use it to automatically correct the color balance of an image. I've gone ahead and restored the original version of this photograph. So, we have no levels adjustment layer at this point. What I'm going to do is make a copy of this image and average its colors. And I'll do that by pressing (INAUDIBLE) And I'll call this gray card and I'll click OK. Then what you want to do is go up to the filter menu, choose blur, and then choose average.

And that's going to find the average color throughout that entire photograph. Now then, go ahead and select some region with the rectangular marquee tool. I'm shift dragging to make it a square. And you want a small region, you don't need very much. Then, go up to the Select menu and choose the Inverse command, or press Ctrl+Shift+i, (INAUDIBLE) or Cmd+Shift+i on a Mac. And press the backspace key, or the delete key on a Mac, in order to get rid of the stuf...

Faking a gray card in post
Video duration: 2m 51s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Faking a gray card in post provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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