Join Lee Varis for an in-depth discussion in this video Lesson 7: Curves and Hue/Saturation, part of Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3.
All right, let's look at another image. This is going to be another quick correction.…We're going to use a combination of curves and Hue/Saturation.…And we're going to address another type of problem that you may see from time to time.…All right, so I've an image here, this one was taken by Anthony Nex, who…specializes in child photography and I have got a great little shot of a little baby here.…It's a very pink baby.…Let's look--I am just going to move the cursor over the image here and I can see…up there in first set of numbers in the Info palette there, magenta is higher…than yellow by 10 units. That is the exact opposite of what we want.…
So clearly we need to do something here with this. White point, black point; this…image has clipped highlights over here.…We are just going to leave that alone.…And there isn't anything that is particularly black in this image, so right now…I'm really just concerned about the skin tone.…So I'll bail on the Threshold adjustment.…We'll go right into Curves and let's place a fix sampler on the skin here.…
Portraiture can be one of the most rewarding skills for a photographer to master, and the right post-processing and enhancement techniques can make all the difference. In Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3, Lee Varis uses Photoshop CS3 as a digital darkroom to bring out the best in photos of people, faces, and bodies. He examines tone and contrast, color correction, retouching, and more.
- Customizing the Photoshop CS3 workspace
- Controlling tone and color balance with Curves settings
- Correcting and enriching color with Hue/Saturation
- Converting images to black and white
- Retouching and sharpening portraits
- Enhancing background bokeh
- Adding portrait glow
- Blending luminosity
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