Color Correction in Photoshop
To color correct we need to know a few basic things about color. Our image is composed of red, green and
blue channels (RGB). Each of these colors has a corresponding color on the color wheel; therefore, red
corresponds to cy
S uggested Workflow
Part One: Adjust Your Camera Settings Before Shooting + Metering (Menu / Function)
1. Set size of Image.
Always photograph (and upload) on largest file possible.
In this class we will be photographing on RAW.
2. Set ISO depending on av
Locate the following on your camera:
Memory card slot
Dial on top of the camera
In camera menu
Determine how to:
Set your camera to manual mode
Set your file format to RAW
Digital Photography Art 138a
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T A s:
Erin Desmond, firstname.lastname@example.org
David Soffa, email@example.com
C ourse Description :
BASIC FUNDAMENTALS FOR PHOTOGRAPHY
What is Color Theory?
Color theory is based around the existence of three colors that, when mixed together, can produce all other colors.
These colors, known as the primary colors, vary according to the
H ow to Import and Organize Image Files
1. Open up Adobe Bridge (you can find this in the Adobe folder on your computer)
2. Select Essential> Favorites>Computer
3. Find your Card Reader>Double Click>Find your photo files
4. Select File>Get Photos From Cam
M aking selections in Photoshop
Quick Selection Tool
1. Press W from keyboard to select Quick Selection tool 3
Click and drag on the area of the image that you want to select
To increase /decrease Quick Selection tool size press [ ] keys on your key
O pening and Editing Images in Adobe Camera Raw
Editing in Camera Raw is non-destructive, meaning it does not change any information in
your file. This is why we want to do as much editing as possible in Camera Raw before we
open our images in Photoshop.
Flatten your image file by selecting L ayer>Flatten Image
Now select F ilter>Sharpen>Unsharp Mask
Adjust the percentages so that the A mount is 20%, the R adius is 80 pixels and the
T hreshold i s 0
Save this as your print file. S elect Fil