AT THIS POINT, you’ve seen two discussions about color (given that you’ve read the book from start to finish). The first appeared in the second chapter regarding white balance, and the second was the full chapter that solely focused on color as a portrait aesthetic. This third iteration of the concept focuses on how to best handle color in post-processing your portraits. More specifically, the following is a set of suggestions on making sure color is as accurate or creative as you need it to be while not overdoing it.

Technically speaking, the first manipulation of color begins with the white balance setting you establish before ...

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