Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Reviewing color channels, part of Photoshop: Mastering Color Correction (2012).
You may already be aware that in a digital photo, color values are …represented by individual values for red, green, and blue. …In other words, the color itself is not actually identified per se, but rather …identified based on how much red, how much green, and how much blue light it …will take to produce the desired color in a given area. …In other words, for a given pixel, those red green and blue values in Photoshop, …are represented by color channels, the red, green, and blue channel, and we can …view those channels thanks to the Channels panel.…
If the Channels panel is not currently visible, you can choose Window > Channels …from the menu. In my case, I already have it available …along with my Layers panel. So, I'll simply click the Tab for the …Channels panel, you can see on the channels panel that I have an RGB color channel. …That's my composite color image, as well as red, green, and blue channels. …The RGB channel is actually not a channel at all. …It's just essentially a shortcut to viewing the entire image, with red, …
- 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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