A little color theory


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A little color theory

Some of the editing concepts that we're going to cover later will be easier to understand if you know a few rudiments of color theory. As you may remember from biology class, your eyes have two types of light-sensitive cells in them: rods and cones. Rods comprise your night vision. They are your black and white low-light vision. They are what 98% of your vision is made of. You also have cones, which are cells that are sensitive to color. What you may not remember from biology class is that there are three different types of cones.

Some are sensitive to red, some are sensitive to green, and some are sensitive to blue. These colors are significant because they are the primary colors of light. When you mix them together, you can get any other color. Here is an example. I have three circles: one filled with blue, one filled with green, and one filled with red. Where red and blue mixed together, I get magenta. Where blue and green mixed together, I get cyan. Where green and red mixed together,...

A little color theory
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A little color theory provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Photoshop CS5: Landscape Photography

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