Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Sampling for a specific color, part of Photoshop: Mastering Color Correction (2012).
Quite often we'll apply color corrections to an image just based on a visual …evaluation of the photo. But in some cases you may want to …establish a particular value, or at least a particular value might get you pretty …close to the final result that you're after. …In this photo for example, we've got a fairly strong color cast and it can be a …little bit difficult to figure out what that color cast is since we've got a lot …of neon lights that are illuminating the scene. …The roadway for example looks to be a little bit magenta in areas, a little bit …blue in other areas, and that might just be because of the light.…
So, maybe it's not an indication that there's a color problem, but I will say …that the color of the taxi definitely does not look right. …Now, this is a yellow cab, and yet the color that we would want to achieve for …the taxi or an accurate color, is not exactly yellow, it's a little bit closer …to an orange. But let's take a look and see if we can …establish a value as our target value for the taxi, in order to get a good result. …
- 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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