Making Colors Pop in Photoshop

Making Colors Pop in Photoshop

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Making Colors Pop in Photoshop

Here’s a quick and dirty technique for giving your images some extra punch, using Photoshop CS5. We’re going to use Lab Color Mode, specifically, the Lightness channel, along with the Soft Light Blend Mode, to really make our colors pop. After you have applied this technique to some of your own photographs, try having them printed on metallic paper for that extra Wow factor.  

 

 

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Photoshop LAB Color: The Canyon Conundrum and Other Adventures in the Most Powerful Colorspace

 

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9 comments

  • Anthony Chopin August 8, 2011   Reply →

    Yes… its me again!

    That was a great tutorial, and it really is a great way to punch up photos.

    Its especially helpful having almost a two in one tool, to not only up the colours but also add some impact with tasteful contrast.

    Keep the tutorials coming! I continue to use previous tutorial techniques in my processing all the time!

    Thanks!
    Anthony

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