Improving a family portrait with Color Balance


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Improving a family portrait with Color Balance

As you're discovering, Color Balance can be a really fun and visual way to modify color. And here with this portrait of this particular family, one of the things that I want to do is, once again, bring out some of the colors and tones that are already in the image. In order to do that, I'm going to navigate over to Color Balance. Let's click on the icon here in order to open up our first adjustment layer. A lot of times all that you need to do is simply drag a slider just a little teenie bit. Already just with two movements here, adding some Yellow and Red, this images look so much better.

Here's our before and then our after. It just gives it this nice, warmth and vividness. Now let's say that we want to take this a little bit further. Let's click on the Adjustment layer icon and then choose Color Balance, so we have another Color Balance adjustment. This time what I'm interested in doing is going into my Highlights, and I want to bring in some Blues. I also want...

Improving a family portrait with Color Balance
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Improving a family portrait with Color Balance provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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