Project 1: Adding light and color


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Project 1: Adding light and color

At this stage, now that we're seeing our composite start to come together, let's now begin to work on color and tone a little bit. So, one of the things that I want to do is I want to work on the model. So, in order to do that, I'll press Command on a Mac, Ctrl on Windows, and then click the layer mask for the model here, for the girl layer. Next, I'll go ahead and click on my adjustment layer icon and choose Curves, or I'll go up to the Adjustments panel and here we can also click Curves. Now, what we want to do with Curves in this case is I want to brighten her up, but also darken things down. I want to add a bit of contrast.

I also want to go into my different channels, and I want to bring up some of the different colors here that we have, bring up a little bit of red, go to green/magenta, perhaps a little bit of magenta, even a touch more there, and then go to blue-yellow, and bring in some of the yellow, especially in those skin tones. I'm going to bring that...

Project 1: Adding light and color
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Project 1: Adding light and color provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing

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Photography
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Photoshop
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