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Photoshop CS3 Color Correction: working with shadows

In this excerpt courtesy Adobe, host Taz Tally works with shadows in an image By Taz Tally

Photoshop CS3 Color Correction is all about color: from customizing Photoshop color settings to accessing color correction tools with keyboard shortcuts to understanding the intricacies of histograms.

Color correction expert Taz Tally Ph.D., explains each step of the process, including how to evaluate an image, determine what steps are required, adjust image dimensions, linear resolution, and mode, identify and correct shadows, remove screens and noise, retouch flaws, use curves and the color sampler, and much more.

In this video, host Taz Talley discusses shadows and how to work with shadows when color correcting your image.

He previews the image using the histogram palette, covering the master histogram channel as well as the individual histogram channels. He looks for color casts, discusses curves, and fine tunes the image.




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Dr. Taz Tally is president of Taz Tally Seminars, a computer publishing, consulting and training company. He has produced numerous instructional videos and CDs and is the author of several books, including Avoiding the Scanning Blues, a featured selection of the Doubleday Book Club. A frequent presenter throughout the U.S., Taz is known for his entertaining, content-rich seminars and ability to present complex materials in an easy-to-understand fashion.
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