Learn How to View Channels in Color in Photoshop


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Viewing channels in color

All right after that initial look at color channels it may seem downright peculiar that the one thing that these channels aren't is colorful. After all if you view any of these channels independently red, green, or blue, you're going to see what it's functionally a grayscale version of the image and there's really no way to reconcile the notion that somehow three grayscale images mixed together create a full color composite, things may seem stranger still. When I demonstrate that if you view two channels at the same time they are back to being in color, so if I go ahead and click on the eye in front of green then we can see how the green and blue channels mix, but as soon as I turn green off by then we go back to this very dark almost inverted grayscale image.

I can turn the red channel on and we'll see how red and blue mix together, then if I turn the blue channel off I'll end up seeing that grayscale red image by itself and then if I turn green on we can see ...

Viewing channels in color
Video duration: 3m 24s 11h 36m Intermediate

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Viewing channels in color provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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Photoshop
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