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Learn how to use color correction in Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended.
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Now because color correction is such an essential part of the Photoshop workflow, that's why we are going to start here. I am going to go to File Open, open this file and you will find these files if you want to follow along with me in the Part 1 folder of the Project Files. I am going to be in Lesson 01 for this quick tour. Again, I don't recommend that you follow along if you are new to Photoshop. We will be covering all of these features and functions in detail later and I announced that when I open this document, I went to File, Open. From now on, I am not going to announce simple things like that. I am not going to tell you how to do it. After you watch this training series, all of these things will make sense and you will know how to do all the stuff using all the keyboard shortcuts and a lot of stuff that I am going to show you throughout this series.
So first off, I am going to talk about correcting red eye, that's a pretty simple fix here in Photoshop. I am going to use the Red Eye Tool hidden underneath the Spot Healing Brush Tool and here is a beautiful picture of me like a dear caught in the headlights and I just, I don't see what my wife sees apparently but that's just a whole hunka man right there. So I am going to click on the Red Eye tool in my glowing beady eyes and look at that, red eye is gone.
Now, let's talk about some more advanced sophisticated color correction. I am going to close this image out and I am going to open up Lighthouse.psd. This is a somewhat gloomy shot of a lighthouse. I am going to zoom into this just a little bit here. it's a very overcast day and when you take photos on overcast days, it tend to be kind of low contrasting, meaning that the lights on is light and the darks on is dark. So I am going to correct this very quickly inside of Photoshop. I am going to add a Levels adjustment layer and let's darken up the dark just a little bit, let's brighten up the bright quite a bit and let's even change the mid-tone values. That's pretty good, maybe a little bit more. Awesome. Now, we need to bring out some color here.
It's still a little bit too washed out. So let's go in and fix the color. I am going to add a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer. I am going to bump up the general Saturation. Oh yeah, I am liking that. You are feeling that? Oh, that's beautiful. Now, let's go over to the Blues and I am going to change the sky color here. Let's bump up the Saturation of that sky. Oh yeah. Now, you will see that that even bumps up the Saturation or the vibrants of these background clouds water area, these back here, making them look a lot more attractive.
Now, finally let's go over and change the grass. The grass is still little yellowy and deadish to me. So I am going to click here, fill with this grass, make it a little bit more vibrant and actually let's change the Hue a little bit too. There you go and that's grass I would like to roll in on a Saturday afternoon.
So now I am going to hit OK and I am going to open up the History palette and make a new snapshot to compare the old way to the new way, old, icky, low contrast, dead grass, gloomy skies, the new way and all is right with the world.