Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Neutralizing highlights and shadows, part of Photoshop: Mastering Color Correction (2012).
When the color in a photo looks a little bit inaccurate, you might immediately …jump to the Color Balance adjustment. And that makes sense because the Color …Balance adjustment is relatively easy to use and in most cases it will certainly …help you improve the overall color in a photo. …But sometimes you might want to take a little more detailed approach to …adjusting color in the image, focusing your adjustments on not just the overall …midtone values in the image, but specifically on the shadows and …highlights in the image as well. Let's take a look at an approach you can use.…
In fact, two different approaches with the same Levels adjustment. …I'll go ahead and click on the Add Adjustment Layer button at the bottom of …the Layers panel, and then choose Levels from that popup menu. …And we'll start off by taking a look at the individual color channels in Levels …and adjusting the black points and the white points for each channel individually. …I'll start with the Red channel, and we can see that obviously the shadows are …
- Configuration considerations
- Evaluating color
- Basic color for raw images
- Essentials of color balance
- Vibrance vs. saturation
- Adjusting temperature in Lab mode
- Strong color cast removal
- Focused color corrections
- Color matching
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Configuration Considerations
2. Evaluating Color
3. Foundations of Color Adjustment
4. Focused Color Corrections
5. Color Matching
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