Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Warming up shadows, part of Photoshop: Mastering Color Correction (2012).
It doesn't take a new photographer very long to figure out that there are …different qualities of light in shadows versus brighter areas of a scene. …Shadow areas tend to have a cooler color to them. …A little bit more blue to cyan, for example. …Whereas more brightly lit areas tend to have a little warmer appearance, perhaps …yellows, oranges or even some reddish tones. …And often you might find that you want to apply adjustments differently. …In the brightest verses the darkest areas of a photo for example you might want to …warm up the shadow areas of an image a little bit.…
Let's take a look at how we can use a relatively automated technique for …applying adjustments to specific tonal ranges within the image. …I'm going to start off by making a copy of my background image layer because the …process I'll use to create a selection for my image is destructive. …So, I'll drag the thumbnail for the background image layer down to the blank …sheet of paper icon, the create a new layer button at the bottom of the layers panel. …
- Configuration considerations
- Evaluating color
- Basic color for raw images
- Essentials of color balance
- Vibrance vs. saturation
- Adjusting temperature in Lab mode
- Strong color cast removal
- Focused color corrections
- Color matching
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Configuration Considerations
2. Evaluating Color
3. Foundations of Color Adjustment
4. Focused Color Corrections
5. Color Matching
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