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Adobe Photoshop CS4 Studio Techniques by Dan Ablan, Ben Willmore

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Selective Color

Auto Color isn’t the only way to force colors into the brightest, darkest, and neutral gray areas of an image. If you choose Image > Adjustments > Selective Color, you can select which general colors you’d like to change from the Colors pop-up menu and then shift them toward a primary color (Figure 8.56). Moving the sliders toward the right shifts the selected color toward the color listed to the left of the slider. Moving the slider toward the left shifts it away from the color listed and toward its exact opposite. So, even though this dialog only lists cyan, magenta, yellow, and black, you can still shift toward red, green, and blue by moving the sliders toward the left. If the Relative radio button is selected, you’ll change ...

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