Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Sophisticated color with Curves, part of Mastering Color Correction in Photoshop.
The Curves Adjustment in Photoshop is very very powerful. …And yet most photographers think it's really just focused on Tonal Adjustments. …But it can be used to great effect, to improve color within your images. …Let's take a look at how we can use curves, to apply some sophisticated color …adjustments to your photo. I'll start off of course by adding a …Curves Adjustment Layer. So, at the bottom of the Layers panel, …I'll click on the Add Adjustment Layer button, and then choose Curves from the …popup menu. That will give me the curves adjustments …on the Properties panel, and I'm going to focus on mostly adjusting color.…
But I do want to start off with a basic Tonal Adjustment, mostly expanding the …tonal range of the photo. So, I'm going to hold the Alt key on …Windows or the Option key on Macintosh while dragging the white point slider …over toward the left, and I'll drag to the left until I start to see colored …pixels appear. Those pixels indicate which areas of the …photo are loosing detail, and in fact we get an indication of which channel or …
- 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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