Using curves to enhance color


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Using curves to enhance color

When it comes to working in Curves, practice definitely makes perfect. So let's continue to practice with Curves and take a look at how we can modify or improve color with the Curves adjustment. Now with this portrait here of my daughter, Annika, I was pushing her on a swing, and it was really sunny out. I pushed her into a shadow and so it was this shadow which was then creating this cool tone. Now if we look closely at this image, there is a bit of a blue cast. So let's take a look at how we can correct this image, warm it up and improve the overall color.

Well, first, we're going to click on the Curves Adjustment Layer icon to open up the Curves Adjustment. Next thing that I want to do is I want to navigate down to my different channels, but this time I want to do this by way of shortcut, so that you can begin to learn those. First, let's go ahead and press Option on a Mac, Alt on a PC and then the 5 key. That's going to take us to the blue or yellow channel. What we&#...

Using curves to enhance color
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Using curves to enhance color provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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