In this tutorial, we’ll discuss my “go-to tool” for color correction, the Curves Adjustment layer.
This is one of my favorite adjustments, and I use it instead of the widely used Color Balance Adjustment for color correction.
We’ll also take the time to talk about how color works in computer monitors and Photoshop. This is a complicated topic, but I’ll try to simplify it so it’s easy to understand.
Once you have the concepts of RGB and the color wheel, you’ll be able to color correct your images more efficiently.
I’ll end the tutorial by showing you how you can use Curves to color match an image to create a realistic composition. This is the image of the jet on the photo cover for this tutorial.
Also, I’ve created this image to help you better understand how curves work. The image represents what would happen when you drag a point up or down in any channel.
If you have any questions or comments, leave them below!
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