How to Use Hue/Saturation to minimize variations in skin color Photoshop: Retouching


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Using Hue/Saturation to minimize variations in skin color

Another technique that you can use in order to improve skin is you can minimize color variation. Here this portrait of this author you can see that the skin on his neck is a little bit red. In order to reduce or remove that, what we can do is make a selection of that area. We can use any of our selection tools, say like the Lasso tool. Let's click and drag and feather amount up, so we have nice soft edges, and then here we'll just go ahead and click and drag around this general area of the photograph. If we don't get this exactly right, that's okay because we're going to be creating a mask here, so we can always modify the mask as well.

Next, you want to click on the Adjustment Layer icon for Hue/Saturation. Once you've open up your Hue/ Saturation adjustment, click on the Targeted Adjustment tool and then click on the color that you want to remove; in this case it's these reds. Here what we can do is we can either modify our Hue or our Saturation sliders to cha...

Using Hue/Saturation to minimize variations in skin color
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Using Hue/Saturation to minimize variations in skin color provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: Portrait Retouching

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