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The Photographer’s Quick Guide to Photoshop CS6 by Rob Sylvan

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6. Select Skin Tones with Color Range

When it comes to working with photos of people, there are many times where you need to make adjustments to people’s skin without affecting other parts of the photo. Then again, at other times you may need to adjust some aspect of an image without affecting the skin. While there are a variety of ways to make selections for making these adjustments in Photoshop, one you may be aware of from previous versions of Photoshop uses the selection options inside of the Color Range dialog box. Well, now there are two new features in this dialog box to add to your toolkit.

Detect Faces

With a photo open, go to Select > Color Range to open the Color Range dialog box (Figure 6.1). The goal of Color Range is to help you ...

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