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Hue and Saturation Adjustments

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42. Hue and Saturation Adjustments

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Class Trailer
1

Introduction To Adobe Photoshop

04:05
2

Bridge vs. Lightroom

06:39
3

Tour of Photoshop Interface

18:21
4

Overview of Bridge Workspace

07:42
5

Overview of Lightroom Workspace

11:21
6

Lightroom Preferences - Saving Documents

08:19
7

How To Use Camera Raw in Adobe Photoshop 2020

05:10
8

Overview of Basic Adjustment Sliders

13:09
9

Developing Raw Images

30:33
10

Editing with the Effects and HLS Tabs

09:12
11

How to Save Images

03:37
12

Using the Transform Tool

04:48
13

Making Selections in Adobe Photoshop 2020

06:03
14

Selection Tools

05:55
15

Combining Selection Tools

07:37
16

Using Automated Selection Tools

17:34
17

Quick Mask Mode

05:07
18

Select Menu Essentials

21:28
19

Using Layers in Adobe Photoshop 2020

13:00
20

Align Active Layers

07:29
21

Creating a New Layer

06:15
22

Creating a Clipping Mask

03:02
23

Using Effects on Layers

11:24
24

Using Adjustment Layers

16:44
25

Using the Shape Tool

04:39
26

Create a Layer Mask Using the Selection Tool

04:39
27

Masking Multiple Images Together

15:15
28

Using Layer Masks to Remove People

10:50
29

Using Layer Masks to Replace Sky

10:04
30

Adding Texture to Images

09:11
31

Layering to Create Realistic Depth

05:35
32

Adjustment Layers in Adobe Photoshop 2020

05:29
33

Optimizing Grayscale with Levels

10:59
34

Adjusting Levels with a Histogram

03:37
35

Understanding Curves

06:18
36

Editing an Image Using Curves

18:41
37

Editing with Shadows/Highlights Adjustment

07:19
38

Dodge and Burn Using Quick Mask Mode

07:14
39

Editing with Blending Modes

08:04
40

Color Theory

05:59
41

Curves for Color

16:52
42

Hue and Saturation Adjustments

08:59
43

Isolating Colors Using Hue/Saturation Adjustment

13:33
44

Match Colors Using Numbers

16:59
45

Adjusting Skin Tones

05:25
46

Retouching Essentials In Adobe Camera Raw

10:52
47

Retouching with the Spot Healing Brush

07:53
48

Retouching with the Clone Stamp

06:51
49

Retouching with the Healing Brush

04:34
50

Retouching Using Multiple Retouching Tools

13:07
51

Extending an Edge with Content Aware

03:42
52

Clone Between Documents

13:19
53

Crop Tool

10:07
54

Frame Tool

02:59
55

Eye Dropper and Color Sampler Tools

08:14
56

Paint Brush Tools

13:33
57

History Brush Tool

06:27
58

Eraser and Gradient Tools

03:06
59

Brush Flow and Opacity Settings

04:17
60

Blur and Shape Tools

11:06
61

Dissolve Mode

09:24
62

Multiply Mode

15:29
63

Screen Mode

14:08
64

Hard Light Mode

14:54
65

Hue, Saturation, and Color Modes

11:31
66

Smart Filters

11:32
67

High Pass Filter

13:40
68

Blur Filter

05:59
69

Filter Gallery

07:42
70

Adaptive Wide Angle Filter

04:43
71

Combing Filters and Features

04:45
72

Select and Mask

20:04
73

Manually Select and Mask

08:08
74

Creating a Clean Background

21:19
75

Changing the Background

13:34
76

Smart Object Overview

08:37
77

Nested Smart Objects

09:55
78

Scale and Warp Smart Objects

09:08
79

Replace Contents

06:55
80

Raw Smart Objects

10:20
81

Multiple Instances of a Smart Object

12:59
82

Creating a Mockup Using Smart Objects

05:42
83

Panoramas

13:15
84

HDR

11:20
85

Focus Stacking

04:02
86

Time-lapse

11:18
87

Light Painting Composite

08:05
88

Remove Moire Patterns

06:11
89

Remove Similar Objects At Once

09:52
90

Remove Objects Across an Entire Image

05:46
91

Replace a Repeating Pattern

06:50
92

Clone from Multiple Areas Using the Clone Source Panel

10:27
93

Remove an Object with a Complex Background

07:49
94

Frequency Separation to Remove Staining and Blemishes

12:27
95

Warping

11:03
96

Liquify

14:02
97

Puppet Warp

12:52
98

Displacement Map

10:36
99

Polar Coordinates

07:19
100

Organize Your Layers

11:02
101

Layer Styles: Bevel and Emboss

02:59
102

Layer Style: Knockout Deep

12:34
103

Blending Options: Blend if

13:18
104

Blending Options: Colorize Black and White Image

06:27
105

Layer Comps

08:30
106

Black-Only Shadows

06:07
107

Create a Content Aware Fill Action

08:46
108

Create a Desaturate Edges Action

07:42
109

Create an Antique Color Action

13:52
110

Create a Contour Map Action

10:20
111

Faux Sunset Action

07:20
112

Photo Credit Action

05:54
113

Create Sharable Actions

07:31
114

Common Troubleshooting Issues Part 1

10:23
115

Common Troubleshooting Issues Part 2

07:57
116

Image Compatibility with Lightroom

03:29
117

Scratch Disk Is Full

06:02
118

Preview Thumbnail

02:10

Lesson Info

Hue and Saturation Adjustments

Kurtz. If you ever look at an image in you, just say this needs to be more yellow. This needs to be more blue, where any other color of that list of red, green, blue, Scient, magenta, yellow I would end up using that adjustment. But now let's look at a different type of adjustment, and this is a kind that works with a color wheel. And let's look at the most common adjustment related to I'm going to do an adjustment layer that's called hue saturation. In there, I'm gonna have three kinds of sliders. Hue saturation in lightness. Hugh means basic color saturation means How vivid is the color in lightness means how brighter dark it is. Let's see what those adjustments due to this particular image. First, let's adjust lightness and you'll find it is three worst brightness adjustment available in all a photo shop. It's what you would not want to use in general on a picture, but it will become useful once we've isolated one particular color. Then we could adjust how brighter dark that color i...

s. Above that, we have saturation, which controls how colorful the images. If we turn it down, it becomes less colorful. Turn it all the way down. You have no color whatsoever. Turn it up and it becomes more colorful. Push it too far in certain colors. Get way overdone. When you make a color, get overdone. What happens is it loses all detail. So if a color usedto have a texture within it, like the weave of fabric were anything like that, suddenly that detail goes away. When you reach a point that's known a saturation clipping, we have a bunch of it in the image right now where there's no detail in those extremely bright areas, then the last slider is called hue in hue means basic color, and when we move it, it's going to change the basic color of everything in the picture. And it's gonna be kind of weird. Be kind of fun. Just keep going around in a circle. But if you look at that top slider, the bard's attached to do you notice the color in the left side. The left edge of it is identical to the color on the far right edge. That's because you could take all the colors that are in that bar. You could take the bar and bend it until the two ends touch. And if you did, you'd end up with a color wheel. It would be a circle where it would be seamless, where the color on the right side matches the color on the left. And that's why I say it's going to spin things around the color wheel. Now, if you look at the two bars at the bottom, that gives you a better clue as to what's gonna happen when you do. Hugh. Imagine that the top bar is what you started with in the bottom bar is what you're gonna end up with. So if you're thinking about this blue jar that's right here, then pay attention to blue down here, and if you go straight down from it right now, it's blue Blue things are blue, but watch what happens when I move the hue Slider. Well, that blue jar should now be what color, according to those two bars green, look over at the image. You see that it is green, keep going, and now it should be becoming a more yellowish color and then keep going. It is going to become orangish because orangish is now below that now I've moved this slider as far as they possibly can, and I wish I could get the red to show up. Well, I can were just at the end of the slider. Now that means I gotta move in the opposite direction and then eventually I'll be able to get red under there. And now, if you look at the jar, you'll find that it's reddish. Keep going, and I might build get orangish again. But the top bar indicates what you started with. The bottom bar is what you're ending up with. So if we ended up adjusting this so that blue things became red, that's not the only change we made because look at what happened. All of the other colors that simultaneously read things are now going to be green. Yellow things were gonna be Scion green things. They're going to be blue. And so we get a weird looking and result, especially if there's recognizable things like Greenglass, grass, blue skies and skin tones. Well, this is going to do some weird stuff, but what makes this adjustment extremely useful is the fact that there's a menu up near the top here that usually says Master, it shouldn't really be called master. It should be called everything, which means it affects everything when it's sent to that. But if I click here, you're going to find a total of six colors listed. And by choosing these, we can isolate colors. So all we're changing our things that used to be red or yellow or green. So if I only want to change the green jars that are up here, watch what happens to in between the two bars we were looking at before when I changed this to greens. Do you see what just showed up there? Well, when you see little things in between these two bars, it means you're on Lee going to change the colors or Hughes that are found above those bars. And therefore we're not gonna change reds, magenta as blues or science at all. And so if that is sitting there, watch what happens now when I move the hue slider, look over here and noticed when I move in, these areas are not gonna change it all. It's on Lee these areas that will change. So if I move this around, you see that only that area is changing. The only problem is, I was thinking I was working on green, and if I actually look at my picture over here are some green jars that didn't change. This one on the far left did, but not these two. And that's because they might have been over here in the more Scion Range where somewhere else, I'll show you how to further isolate things. But first, let's work on a few images with this. Look at this. We have a green umbrella. What if I wanted it to be read or some other color? Well, I could do a hue and saturation adjustment layer, and I don't have to change that menu manually like I did a minute ago, because if this little hand tool is pushed in, then when I click on my picture, it's gonna change this menu to match the color of whatever I click on within my image. That little icon, I always have it turned on when I get into hue and saturation, and you can cause that to happen by going to the side menu and hue and saturation in turning on this setting. Now when I move my mouse into my image and I click on this umbrella. Watch what happens in the curves or not curves the hue and saturation adjustment. You don't need to look at the picture. Just look at the adjustment. Look at the two bars that are found at the bottom and look at the pop up menu that is currently set to master. When I clicked, you noticed the menu change to greens, and those little bars appear above green. Well, now I could come in here an attempt to adjust this. I could make all the greens turned black and white by bringing the slider all the way down for saturation, where I could make it more colorful. But eventually, if it gets too colorful, the detail goes away. That's noticed saturation clipping war, if I want the umbrella to be slightly larger, are brighter or darker shade of green. I could do so if I want to change its basic color. I can change the hue now. There might be other things within this image that are green in. This might not isolate it quite precisely. I'll show you how to be more precise later, but for now it's nice knowing that I could make that radical. The change where all I do is I got a hue and saturation in. If a hand tool is turned on, I move my mouth side of my image. Click within it on the color I want, and it should attempt to generically isolate that color. Now, when you end up moving your mouse onto the image like that, you can just click. And then, instead of going to hue and saturation to make a change, just drag left and right. If you drag left or right, right after clicking on your picture, then you're gonna be adjusting the saturation of the color you clicked on. If you would like to change the hue, then you hold down the command key controlling windows when you drag, and if you hold down the command key, you don't have to go into hue and saturation appear to adjust it. You're right on your image. You just click and then hold on the command key control on windows and drag horizontally. Unfortunately, I don't know of a key to hold down to adjust the lightness so that when I have to manually come up here and adjust

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All individual classes that make up this bootcamp are also available here for individual purchase.

AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Develop an understanding of how Photoshop works
  • Create your ideal workspace
  • Configure the essential preference settings
  • Set up Adobe Bridge and Lightroom for optimal integration with Photoshop
  • Navigate multiple images seamlessly

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Class Materials

Bonus Materials with Purchase

Lessons 1 - 6 - Handbook 1: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Lessons 7 - 12 - Handbook 2: How to Use Camera Raw

Lessons 13 - 18 - Handbook 3: Making Selections

Lessons 19 - 24 - Handbook 4: Using Layers

Lessons 25 - 30 - Handbook 5: Using Layer Masks

Lessons 31 - 38 - Handbook 6: Using Adjustment Layers

Lessons 39 - 44 - Handbook 7: Color Theory

Lessons 45 - 51 - Handbook 8: Retouching Essentials

Lessons 52 - 59 - Handbook 9: Tools Panel

Lessons 60 - 64 - Handbook 10: Layer Blending Modes

Lessons 65 - 70 - Handbook 11: How to Use Filters

Lessons 71 - 74 - Handbook 12: Advanced Masks

Lessons 75 - 81 - Handbook 13: Using Smart Objects

Lessons 82 - 86 - Handbook 14: Photography for Photoshop

Lessons 87 - 93 - Handbook 15: Advanced Photo Retouching

Lessons 94 - 98 - Handbook 16: Warp, Blend, Liquify

Lessons 99 - 105 - Handbook 17: Advanced Layers

Lessons 106 - 112 - Handbook 18: Actions

Lessons 113 - 117 - Handbook 19: Troubleshooting Issues

Practice Images 1: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Practice Images 2: How to Use Camera Raw

Practice Images 3: Making Selections

Practice Images 4: Using Layers

Practice Images 5: Using Layer Masks

Practice Images 6: Using Adjustment Layers

Practice Images 7: Color Theory

Practice Images 8: Retouching Essentials

Practice Images 9: Tools Panel

Practice Images 10: Layer Blending Modes

Practice Images 11: How to Use Filters

Practice Images 12: Advanced Masks

Practice Images 13: Using Smart Objects

Practice Images 14: Photography for Photoshop

Practice Images 15: Advanced Photo Retouching

Practice Images 16: Warp, Blend, Liquify

Practice Images 17: Advanced Layers

Practice Images 18: Actions

Practice Images 19: Troubleshooting Issues

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