Introduce the Color Range command Photoshop CS6


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Introducing the Color Range command

In this movie, I'll introduce you to Photoshop's best automated method for selecting images: the Color Range command. Now, because the command is a little tricky to understand at first, I'll explain it in the context of the tool it was intended to replace, which is the Magic Wand. I'll start by going to the Image menu, and choosing the Duplicate command, and I going to call this duplicate image Magic Wand, and then press the Enter key, or the Return key on the Mac, and zoom in as well. This is a pretty straightforward photograph. It features these light billowy clouds set against a fairly homogeneous blue background.

It does start a little dark on the top, and end a little light, but it's obvious where the clouds begin and end. So you might figure that the Magic Wand is perfectly suited to select these clouds. So I'll go ahead and click and hold on the Quick Selection tool, and then select the Magic Wand tool from the flyout menu. Notice all of my defaul...

Introducing the Color Range command
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Introducing the Color Range command provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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