Improving color by adjusting the hue and saturation


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Improving color by adjusting the hue and saturation

Have you ever looked at an old color photograph and thought the colors were just lackluster and boring? Even though it's not appropriate in every old color image you run across, sometimes they'll need just a little boost to make the color pop. One way of doing that is with a Hue/Saturation Adjustment layer. In order for the Hue/Saturation adjustment to work, the photo you want to work on has to have any colorcast removed. This particular photo doesn't have a strong colorcast, but that's something to keep in mind for any images you might have and try this on.

Let's go to the Add a new fill or adjustment layer icon at the bottom of the Layers panel and select Hue/ Saturation. This icon lets you modify the colors of an image by clicking on the color on the image itself. We'll click that and then move over to our image. Let's begin with a certain color, let's say the pink in this flower, which is in the Magenta channel. Holding your mouse button down, your right...

Improving color by adjusting the hue and saturation
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Improving color by adjusting the hue and saturation provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photo Restoration with Photoshop

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Photography
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