Lesson 8: Luminosity blending


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Lesson 8: Luminosity blending

Okay, we've been concentrating on black and white conversions from color, going from color to black and white. And we know that we can actually go from black and white and apply that back to the color image. There are some very, very powerful things you can do with this and this comes out under the heading of luminosity blending where we are taking luminosity, using it to our advantage, the luminosity that may exist in the individual black and white channels, and changing the tonal structure of the image in the color, full color image.

So we're going to look at some of the very powerful things we can do with that and I'll start with this next image. Here I have a picture of Nathan. The actual values for my skin tone, if just check the values, really not too bad. The mix of the skin is fine. He just looks kind of pasty here. So let's take a look at what this might look like in black and white.

Well here's the Red channel. There's the big problem. His face is completely w...

Lesson 8: Luminosity blending
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Lesson 8: Luminosity blending provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Lee Varis as part of the Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3

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