Using the Luminosity blend mode


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Using the Luminosity blend mode

One of the most common frustrations for photographers who fIrst get started with curves is that the colors in their images start to become very problematic very quickly. While a proper approach to the use of curves can help avoid this problem, there is a way to avoid it altogether, as I'll show you in this lesson. Now in this case, to make it a little easier to see exactly what's going on with this technique, I'm going to make a dramatic adjustment to the image. This is obviously not an adjustment I would actually normally apply to an image like this, in fact I'd probably never apply an adjustment like this to any image.

But I want to demonstrate very clearly exactly what's going on, both with a problematic curves adjustment, and with a way to avoid this problem. In this case I've actually applied some sections of the curve that invert the image, which causes some very dramatic changes in the color within the image. But even with relatively subtle ad...

Using the Luminosity blend mode
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Using the Luminosity blend mode provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Curves Workshop

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