Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Reading a histogram, part of Up and Running with Color Correction in Photoshop CC.
Chances are you're already familiar with the histogram by evaluating it on the back…of your camera perhaps or even seeing it in conjunction with certain adjustments in…Photoshop or other software. But Photoshop also offers a histogram…panel that provides a variety of different options for how you present a histogram…and that can affect how you interpret the histogram for your images as well.…Let's take a look at the histogram panel and the various options that it offers…I'll start off by bringing up the histogram panels and since it's not…currently visible I'll do that by choosing Window from the menu and then choosing Histogram.…
That brings up the histogram panel which at the moment is just a floating panel and…you'll see that we have a somewhat unusual looking histogram by virtue of fact that…it contains a wide variety of colors. We'll take a look at what that means in…just a moment, but first, you might notice that I have an alert symbol here, a…triangle with an exclamation point in it, and what that's telling me is that the…
- Configuration considerations
- Understanding and evaluating color
- Foundations of color adjustment
- Balancing a specific color
- Eliminating a problem color
- Recovering color detail
- Neutralizing highlights and shadows
- Whitening and brightening
- Using an adjustment layer to paint in a correction
Skill Level Beginner
1. Configuration Considerations
Color space and bit depth10m 3s
2. Understanding and Evaluating Color
3. Foundations of Color Adjustment
4. Focused Color Corrections
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