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Fake Perfect Fall Colors Using the HSL Tab in Lightroom

It can be extremely hard to predict when and where the peak colors of falls will hit. If you’ve ever been a week or two early you’ll know the frustration of seeing little splattering of color when you were hoping for full on peak color. Well, using a little bit of post-production magic, you can add some life to those early fall shots and get it closer to the vision you’d hoped mother nature would’ve given you in the first place. Let’s see how we can fake fall color using the HSL tab in Lightroom!

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As a side note: I do want to mention that while this article is about faking the colors to create a vision that didn’t exist in the first place, a lot of these techniques can be applied to enhancing fall colors that do exist. Even if you’re completely against the idea of changing the world in post-production it might be worth reading through it to see how you might be able to use these techniques in a way that retains a more true to life look in your image.

Photoshop Tutorial: Selective Color Manipulation

In this video, Bryan O’Neil Hughes explains how to use selective coloring in your photos using Photoshop:

Most people who have a bit of knowledge of using Photoshop know about the Hue/Saturation tool and might think selective color is easy. But try doing this quickly on a selective area of the photo and you might realize that it’s not so simple after all.

Digitally Color a Pencil Sketch in Photoshop Using Watercolor Brushes

Jason, the creator of the DIY Watercolor Bundle has put together a fun tutorial showing you how to digitally color a pencil sketch using items from his deal.

Digitally Color a Pencil Sketch in Photoshop Using Watercolor Brushes

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[Originally posted to Photoshoplayer.com]

Autumn color: saturate golden tones more precisely with this simple workflow

In this photo editing tutorial we’ll show you how to ditch the Hue/Saturation tool and use the Color Variations dialog feature to better saturate your autumn colors.

Autumn color: better saturate those golden tones with this simple workflow

Autumn is the perfect time of year to get out and about with your DSLR, with the changing colours of trees and other foliage making for wonderful landscape images.

When you get home and review your shots, however, you may find the colours aren’t as vivid as you remember, or haven’t been captured faithfully because of the lighting conditions.

If this is the case you can use a simple workflow in your photo editing software to create a punchier image that does justice to the original scene.

Black and white landscape photography: why rich color is the key to bold mono

Good black and white landscape photography requires more than just converting your dull, overcast scenes to monochrome.

In this black and white landscape photography tutorial we explain why strong colours are the secret to dramatic monochrome images and offer our best shooting tips to guarantee images with impact.

Black and white landscape photography: why bold colour is the key to dramatic mono

The great thing about shooting black-and-white landscape photography is that you don’t have to wait for perfect weather to get great shots; all you need is a dramatic sky and plenty of contrast to really make your images pop.

Create Color Swatches For Your Designs From a Photograph

This tutorial will walk you through choosing colors from one core image. Many strong print designs revolve around one image that stands out, features great color options and has room for additional content such as text.

Create Color Swatches For Your Designs From a Photograph

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[Originally posted to Photoshoplayer.com]

Mastering Color in Lightroom using the HSL Tab

Mastering colour in Lightroom

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How to Create a Film Look Using Color Lookup Adjustment Layers in Photoshop

This video will teach you how to use Color Lookup Adjustment Layers, which are typically used in the film industry, to recreate a movie-like effect on a still image.

How to Create a Film Look Using Color Lookup Adjustment Layers in Photoshop

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[Originally posted to Photoshoplayer.com]

How to Remove Color Casts in Photoshop

If you’re shooting with soft lighting and a colorful backdrop, it’s all too common to find a bit of color affecting the subject—green backgrounds make them look sickly, orange makes them glow, stuff like that. In this tutorial, Michael Woloszynowicz shows off a handy little tip that avoids Photoshop‘s messy trial-and-error color balance correction:

As he points out, the original image is simply too orange. The subject looks like she just came from a tanning salon:

The Triangle of Color Adjustments in Lightroom

In digital photography, just like exposure, colors too have a triangle of their own.

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Color adjustment triangle

The triangle of color adjustments in Lightroom. The three attributes that form the triangle are shown above, now let’s see how they affect the colors of an image.