A practical application of Lab


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A practical application of Lab

In this exercise, I'll give you a sense for a practical and unique application for the lab color mode. Specifically, we'll dramatically enhance the saturation of the colors inside this image. I've gone ahead and saved out this file as Lab variation.tif and note that even though this image contains no layers, I went ahead and saved it out as a TIFF file instead of a JPEG, because lab is not compatible with JPEG. Also worth noting, I still have my mask you can save masks along with the TIFF file, but you cannot save them with JPEGs.

All right, I'm going to switch over to the Layers panel and press and hold the Alt key, or the Option key on the Mac and then click that Black White icon at the bottom of the panel and choose the Levels command. If you loaded my Deke keys, I've also given you a shortcut for creating a new levels adjustment layer which is Ctrl+ Shift+L, or Command+Shift+L on the Mac. And I'm going to call this layer saturation boost and click OK. Now notic...

A practical application of Lab
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A practical application of Lab 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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