Tag: Color

Controlling Color, Exposure, and Blurriness in Photography

With summer upon us, soon your family vacation time will also be here. During your trip, wouldn’t you like your digital photos to look just like the scenes did with your eyes? “A Reflection” captured by PictureSocial member Supriya Mukherjee The good news is they can! There are several things you can do to improve […]

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Differences Between Luminosity and Color Blend Modes in Photoshop

Blend modes in Photoshop are still confusing lots of us even after years of using the software. This article is about two of them: Luminosity and Color. You may start using them more frequently after you understand their strengths and cases when you should use them. [ Read More ] Tihomir Lazarov Click Here to […]

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Adding Color to Your Black and White Photos Just Got Easier

We all know someone that has an older photo taken in black and white and many of us have seen those request to transform those photos into color. Converting old black and white photos to color may have just gotten easier with a new app. [ Read More ] Alex Ventura Click Here to Check […]

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Color Editing With Capture One Dissected in This 90-Minute Long Webinar

Pratik Naik was featured on a recent Phase One webinar and showed some of the techniques he uses when processing commercial, beauty, and fashion images in Capture One. Most of what he demonstrated was centered around color and was extremely instructive, no matter the viewer’s level. The hour and a half long recording is now […]

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How to Color Grade a Photo in Lightroom: Cinematic Style

Do you wish your still photos had a cinematic quality or looked like they came straight out of a movie? Believe it or not, the look is actually pretty easy to create in Lightroom. Stock photographer Christi Kerekes shows us how: Color grading, the process of altering and enhancing the color of your image, first started […]

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3 Ways to Make Selective Color Portraits Using Lightroom and Silver Efex Pro 2

Selective coloring is a post-processing technique where you convert an image to black and white, but leave part of it in color. It has a bad reputation because it can be used to create some truly horrendous images where the only thing on display is the photographer’s lack of ability. But the good news is that […]

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Applying color theory to landscape photography

This is Albert Bierstadt’s painting entitled ‘Among the Sierra Nevada’ from 1868. As you can see he employed the use of what we now call color theory to create a color harmony in his painting. Color Theory can be an extremely complex subject, especially if you start looking at the mathematics and physics behind the […]

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