Repairing strangely colored shadows


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Repairing strangely colored shadows

In this exercise our job is to the address the reddish shadows inside of this image, and perhaps you are familiar with this phenomenon from your own images. It's not always necessarily an art effect of manipulating the colors. Sometimes its inherent in the image when you shoot it in the first place, or when you scan it as well as some scanners have this tendency to give you for example bluish shadows, or purplish shadows. Well this is something that you can address in Lab using the following technique.

So it just happens that we are seeing this apply to an image that has some heavily modified in the first place but that's not always that case. All right, so here's what you do. First you make sure you are working in the same image, I'm working in. I have gone ahead and saved off my progress as Reddish shadows.psd found inside the 05_selective folder. And the next thing I'm going to do is I'm going to basically isolate these shadowed areas using the Color Range command, just ...

Repairing strangely colored shadows
Video duration: 5m 37s 6h 25m Intermediate

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Repairing strangely colored shadows provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Mastering Lab Color

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Photography
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