Photoshop Lab Colors: color correction in no time

Learn how to work with Lab color mode in Photoshop and gain new level of control of your colors
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce you several quick and simple techniques how to improve the color, contrast and sharpness of your images in a short time using Lab Color Mode in Adobe Photoshop.
Lab is one of the most powerful color spaces which gives you capabilities that you will not get working in Photoshop RGB and CMYK colors: control the light and color of your pictures separately.
With quick and simple tricks you will learn how to improve the contrast and sharpness of your picture without any additional color noise and fringe. You will learn how to get rich and vibrant colors without spending tons of time on work with different adjustment layers and filters. Instead of using lots of Photoshop Adjustment Layers and Filters we will work with Curves only.
We will also discuss how to get correct color balance, skin tones and how to recolor objects on your picture without creating layer mask.

What are the requirements?

  • Any version of Adobe Photoshop

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create stunning colors for your image
  • Perform color correction in no time
  • Recolor objects without creating layer mask
  • Remove noise without losing details
  • Discover completely new dimension of color correction

What is the target audience?

  • Landscape photographers
  • Wedding, outdoor and interior photographers
  • Anyone who wants to get better in color correction
  • Anyone who wants to save time when retouching images

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to Lab
01:18

Quick overview of this course and our learning goals

06:35

In this lecture, we are going to discuss what is the color space, what is RGB and Lab, and what are their differences

04:24

In this lecture we will learn how to read color coordinates in RGB and Lab

07:08

Learn how to work with curves and what additional features they have in Lab

6 questions

Six simple questions that will help you check how well you have learned the material of Section 1.

Section 2: Immediate benefits of Lab
Increasing contrast and detalization
05:24
Boosting colors
Preview
04:36
Sharpening
02:50
Reducing noise
Preview
04:54
6 questions

Test how well you have learned the techniques that we have just discussed

Section 3: Working with colors
03:25

In this lecture we will learn how to correct a specific color in the picture, and use green as example.

Creating more complicated curves
03:31
Working with neutral colors
04:43
How to fix and improve skin tone
05:09
Section 4: Correction techniques in no time
02:22
In this lecture we will extremely boost color and brightness of your image to get the best result
04:42

In this lecture we will learn how to improve the image with a very weak colors

05:16

We will get 5 more looks of our image, boosting cyan, lime, purple and red colors

Most effective way to recolor your object
08:47
Conclusion: when to use Lab?
02:46

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Instructor Biography

Diana Kot, Professional photographer and retoucher

Hello, my name is Diana, I am photographer and retoucher. I have a quite unusual biography. When I finished school, I entered Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Physics and math are still my big passion, and I spent many years teaching other people to love science. Photography has always been my hobby; I think I did not take it seriously that time, but I always felt happy only with a camera in my hands. I worked in IT company, Economic institute, Business consulting and many other areas. Finally I understood that there is no better work than to create beautiful pictures, learn photography and to help other people to learn it. Over the years I still enjoy my work and I constantly find something new and exciting. I hope we can discover together even more.

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