Getting creative with Lab


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Getting creative with Lab

So far we have taken a look at how we can use the Lab color space in order to add a bit of color variety and saturation to an image. What about if we want to create some real surreal color effects? I mean we want to our colors to glow. We want them to be so bright, it's unbelievable. Well we can do that as well and that's what we are going to do here. Here we have a photograph of this graffiti mural. My favorite thing about this is that the graffiti is wrapped around this pole here. I will go ahead and make these colors vivid. So I will navigate to my Image pulldown > Mode and choose Lab Color.

Next click on the Curves Adjustment Layer icon. We are going to go the A channel. We are going to increase the color saturation here a little bit and color variety. So I want to make sure that that point there sticks right in the middle. Okay so far so good, go to the b channel. This one I am going to bring in quite a bit, adding a significant change here. Then we will go ahead and cli...

Getting creative with Lab
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Getting creative with Lab 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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