In this video, learn how to run Harold's action, explore what it does, and discover how it can best be used for creative impact.
- With my LAB action installed … and the Photoshop actions panel open in button mode, … it's easy to run the action. … As a reminder, if the actions panel … is showing script comments, … to put the actions panel into button mode, … click the symbol on the upper right of the panel … to open the dropdown menu and check the button mode … checkbox next to the menu item. … It seems obvious to say, but you need … to have an image open in Photoshop to run the action. … I always recommend running the action on a copy, … which you can make using image duplicate. … Finally, the image that you're running the action on … must already be set to the LAB color space. … That's it. … So, let's get started. … Take the flower run image on white … that you worked on earlier in this course. … I've copied the image using image duplicate, … and you can see that it says copy … up in the title bar of the image. … The image is also already into the LAB color space. … If you don't first convert the image to LAB color, …
- Converting images to Lab Color space
- Applying Curves to Lab channels
- Selective sharpening
- Inverting channels
- Making per-channel equalizations
- Using the Lab action
- Combining Lab Color with blending modes
- Making patterns with Lab images
Skill Level Advanced
Photoshop: Backgrounds and Textureswith Harold Davis2h 18m Intermediate
Enhancing Landscape Photos with Photoshop and Lightroomwith Ben Long1h 30m Intermediate
Enhancing Night and Low-Light Photos with Photoshopwith Seán Duggan2h 12m Intermediate
1. Fine-Tuning an Image with LAB and Curves
2. Using the Inversion Adjustment
Inverting the A channel3m 25s
3. Working with Equalizations
4. A Palette of Lab Possibilities
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