Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Toning down color in skin, part of Photoshop: Mastering Color Correction (2012).
Accurate color can be important in any photographic image, but when that image …contains a person, color can be especially important. …If skin tones don't look accurate, they can be really problematic. …And one of the most common issues I see when it comes to skin tones is excessive …saturation, and especially excessive saturation of reddish to magenta tones. …It can cause some artificial appearance in skin tones that stands out as looking …just not quite right. With this photo, for example, we can see …that the skin tones are just a little bit too saturated.…
It looks almost like a little bit of a sunburn or perhaps some strong lipstick, …but it's actually just that the color is a little bit too strong in the image. …Let's take a look at how we can quickly and easily apply a correction. …I'm going to add a Hue Saturation Adjustment layer. …So, I'll click on the add Adjustment Layer button at the bottom of the Layers panel. …And then choose Hue Saturation from that popup, I'm then going to choose the reds …
- 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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