Chapter 15

Working with Color

Color is a complex subject, and this chapter will help you work successfully with it. You’ll manage color workflows, starting with input from digital cameras to display on your computer monitor, then representation in Photoshop, and ultimately output made by printers. Sometimes the pictures you take will have color casts. You’ll learn how to use curves to correct color and employ various adjustments to alter color for artistic effect. Finally, you’ll soft proof color onscreen to get a sense of how it will look prior to professional CMYK printing.

  • Managing color
  • Correcting color
  • Adjusting color
  • Proofing color

Managing Color

Without color management, it is very likely that the color you see on your camera’s LCD ...

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