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Painter 12 for Photographers by Martin Addison

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CHAPTER 6

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Using Color

Photographers who use Painter primarily take the color from the original photograph, however, there are times when we need to add or adjust the colors and this chapter addresses those occasions.

The chapter starts by describing the various panels in Painter from which color is available; this includes the Mixer and Color Sets as well as the frequently used Color panel.

It is also often necessary to adjust the tonality of the picture, this is an important part of the final stages of finishing a picture, but it is also frequently used to prepare the photograph prior to cloning. The controls look complicated initially so there ...

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