Simulate an infrared photograph Photoshop CC


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Simulating an infrared photograph

In this movie, I'll show you how to use the Channel Mixer to create a kind of infrared black and white photography effect. I'm once again looking at the original full color photograph, which comes to us by the way from the Fotolia image library. About, which you can learn more at fotolia.com/deke. And lets start things off by reviewing the channels once again. I'm going to switch over to the Channels panel. And what I want you to notice are the freckles on the young woman's face. So, in the Red channel they're there, but they're the least visible. In the Green channel they start to show up more.

And then they're extremely prevalent in the Blue channel. Well, imagine we were to invert the Blue channel so that her skin tones were actually darker than the freckles. And we were to apply that inversion to the Green and Red channels. And that's what we're going to do by effectively subtracting Blue from Red and Green. So, here's how it works. I'll switch to the RG...

Simulating an infrared photograph
Video duration: 6m 39s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Simulating an infrared photograph provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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Design Photography
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