Chapter 4Working with Color

We are very sensitive to color, and our eyes are tremendous tools for seeing and comparing what seems like an infinite variety of hues. The emotional and subliminal importance of color in our world cannot be denied. For retouchers, being sensitive to color values can make the difference between a so-so print and a print that looks as vibrant as the memories it represents.

The importance of color challenges us to work with our visual memory in combination with the best that Photoshop has to offer: Adjustment layers, the Info and Histogram panels, painting and selection tools, and blending modes. In this chapter, you work with color images to learn

  • Additive and subtractive color correction

  • Global color correction with ...

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