Infusing luminance levels with color


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Infusing luminance levels with color

In this exercise we are going to add a bit of colorization to this image in order to create something of a sepia tone. I was telling you a few exercises back inside the same chapter how you can create a professional sepia tone, a professional quality sepia tone by adding a dynamic fill layer, by adding a layer of color, and then using a Density mask to burn in just the shadows, to burn the colors just into the shadows inside the image. That's great for what I will call, legitimate portrait shots.

This is a little more over the top, we have got a radicalized image at this point and so we are going to with a more radicalized colorization option as well, and that's Gradient Map. Now I don't recommend just FYI, I don't recommend you just choose a Hue/Saturation command and turn on the Colorize checkbox. I don't know, if you have seen that option, it's pretty lame though, because it colorizes the entire image with a single color, that's it. Whereas, with Gradient ...

Infusing luminance levels with color
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Infusing luminance levels with color provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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