Using a path selection to improve color


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Using a path selection to improve color

Let's take a look at a small project that will help us learn a little bit more about how we can use paths. In particular, what I want to do is I want to make a path selection of the concrete here in the foreground, in order to brighten up the color there or change the color. In this picture, it's just a snapshot of the edge of a pool, and I kind of like the shapes, but I want to change the color in this foreground area. Well, a nice way to do that would be to make a path selection of that concrete. One of the things that sometimes happens when you're creating a path is you can't really see the path that you're creating.

Let me show you what I mean. Well, first, let's select the Pen tool by pressing the P key, or by selecting this in the Tools panel. Next, I'm going to click on this second icon here to create a path. Well, I want to create a path along this edge, and I'm just going to start doing this. I'm going to undo it in a second, but notice that as ...

Using a path selection to improve color
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Using a path selection to improve 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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