Making final color modifications


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Making final color modifications

At this stage, we're ready to work on the overall color and tone of this image. Yet, before we do that, let's organize our Layers panel a bit. We're going to click in this top eye adjustment layer, hold down the Shift key, then click in the bottom eye adjustment layer, and press Command or Ctrl+G for group. Command+G on a Mac, Ctrl+G on Windows. We'll name this eyes. Again, this just keeps things really simple and easy to focus on. Next, we'll click in our top layer here right underneath the border. What we want to do is start to modify the color and brightness, and overall tone of this photograph.

Well, one of the things that I want to do is bring in some contrast down into this area. So one interesting way to do that is to click on the Adjustment Layer icon and choose Hue/Saturation. Now, with Hue/Saturation, we're going to desaturate and then change the blending mode to Soft Light. What this does is it gives us contrast and kind of a muted tone. Well, the problem ...

Making final color modifications
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Making final color modifications provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing

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