Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Selection-based, targeted color correction, part of Photoshop: Mastering Color Correction (2012).
There are many ways that you can focus an adjustment on a specific area of a photo. …When you want to apply a color correction to just a specific portion of the image. …But a given method won't work in every situation. …For example here, I might want to focus my adjustment on color values. …May be I'm just going to focus the adjustment on the oranges, reducing …saturation just for those orange tones. But the problem is that in the …background in the rock surface here of orange as well, then I might not want to adjust. …In those type of situations, I can use a selection to focus the adjustment to a …particular area of the photo. Let's take a look at an example here.…
I'll go ahead and choose the Quick Selection tool from the toolbox. …And then, I'll move out into the image with my mouse and adjust the Brush Size …as needed, using the left square bracket key to reduce the Brush Size. …Or the right square bracket key to increase the Brush Size. …I want a brush that's just a bit smaller than the object I plan to paint on. …
- 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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