Photoshop Palette Tool practical application tutorials sharing

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Users of Photoshop software can share the actual application tutorials for the palette tool.

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In the face of an original film, we split the picture need to tune what color, it should enter the actual link: use a variety of color tools, for us to complete the color adjustment of the photo.

When we go to enjoy a picture, to bring us the first shock is the color of the photo, color in a piece of work has a key role. Simple colors can contain emotions, convey the feelings of the photographer, reasonable adjustment of color can make the photos more vitality. Before introducing the Photoshop Color Adjustment tool, The first thing we need to know is the color principle. Color principle is the basis of tinting, only understand the color principle after adjusting the color will not be dazed, and for the adjustment of color can be faster, more accurate, so that the use of palette tools handy.

Color mode and process color

Common color patterns are: RGB, CMYK, HSB and lab.

RGB: Red, Green (blue).

CMY: Cyan (cyan), magenta (magenta), yellow (yellow)

Hsb:hue (hue), luminance (brightness), sayuration (saturation).

LAB: Brightness (luminosity), range from magenta to green (A), range from to Blue (B).

In Photoshop, the most used is RGB color mode and CMYK color mode.

TGB color mode in the life of the application is very wide, display color System digital camera original photos and so on are RGB color mode.

RGB color mode based on the principle of three primary colors, is a light mode. In the physics of the edge of the experiment, the white light through the prism is decomposed into a variety of color gradient transition, the color is red, orange, yellow, green, green, blue, purple, our eyes on the red-green-blue three-color most sensitive, most of the color can be through red, green, Blue is combined in different proportions to add a color, called additive blending.

If the RGB color mode is widely used in electronic display, then CMY color mode for the printing is not a part of the lack of CMY three colors suffer from printing three primary colors, plus black into CMYK four-color. (in theory, cyan + magenta + yellow = black, but because of the current manufacturing process can not create high purity inks, so it joined the pure black ink.)

Through the color model of the basis of color or value, we can get thousands of different colors, here, it involves the adjustment of the most important point of color: process color.

In fact, no matter what color mode, we use Photoshop for color matching, the most used, the most need to understand is: process color.

Process color: Mix the different colors to form another color.

Mixing color In our life is very much, such as watercolor painting, pigment color quantity does not meet the needs of painting, this time it is necessary by mixing different pigments to get richer color.

For example, we need the gray, we can get through the Black + white, the need for Orange can be obtained by red + yellow.

We are familiar with the principle of color, RGB three-color process color: blue + red = purple, blue + green = cyan, red + green = yellow. CMY three-color mixing color: yellow + blue = green, yellow + magenta = red, magenta + cyan = blue.

In Photoshop color palette based on RGB, CMY and other colors of the process color mode, so you can use a variety of palette tools, through the process color to get the color we need. This is why we need a lot of understanding of the principle of color mixing.

Photoshop process Color Sample:

We use Photoshop's optional Color tool as an example to make color-blending adjustments for photo colors.

In the adjustment we need to determine the color according to the color adjustment area, in this picture, we can see the sky and the water is generally blue.

When we want to adjust the blue of the sky and water, you need to adjust the color options to blue, and then you can use CMYK four-color to process the blue color.

Adjust cyan in blue:-100%, because magenta + cyan = blue, minus cyan in blue can see blue turned to magenta.

While adjusting the magenta in blue:-100%, the blue of the sky becomes cyan.

Adjust the magenta +100% in blue and the blue color to add some magenta tones.

Adjust the yellow in blue: +100%, according to the three-color and three-colors principle, blue turned green.

Adjust the black in blue:-100%, the equivalent of blue to join the soul, blue become more light.

Adjust black in blue:-100%, the equivalent of blue to add black, blue to become deeper.

Palette tool Brief: CAMERA RAW palette Tool


Hue refers to a picture of the overall trend of color, is a large color effect.

The hue is located under the camera raw adjustment item "Basic", you can use the slider or enter a value to adjust, reduce the "hue" can add green in the image added "hue" to add magenta to the image.

Tones in fact very good understanding, but also very practical, that is, adjust the picture of the whole green or partial magenta, can also be used to repair the white balance of the screen.

As shown in the following figure, by adjusting the hue, we can adjust the original blue screen to be purple or green.

Hue is one of the tools I often use, especially in the adjustment of such as sunset, Night, Chaoyang and other scenery, will be slightly adjusted to the color magenta, for the screen to add some purple, rich screen color at the same time increase the mystique.


Color temperature We can understand as a macro on a large environment, when we watch a picture, the overall feeling on the distribution of light color is full of mild or monotonous, this is the embodiment of color diffuse.

In fact, if the same color, we can also see the color temperature as a tool to adjust the color of the screen, reduce the "color temperature" can be added to the image of blue added "color temperature" can be added in the image yellow.

Separate tones

The split tones are used to color the picture's "High Light, shadow" parts. Create some special color effects, such as photo counter, Black-and-white Tim and so on.

In the Detach Tone tab, adjust the hue and degree properties of the high light and shadow, which are used to set the hue color, and the saturation is used to set the range of color effects.

Adjust the balance control to balance the effects of the high light and shadow controls, positive values increase the impact of the shadow control, and negative values increase the effect of the high light control.

Sharing the tone seems complex, but it is very convenient to use, the following figure, for example, the dimming part of the screen is mainly the afterglow of the sunset through the clouds exposed part of the shadow of clouds, trees and screen four weeks of dark angle.

In dimming adjustment items, we first adjust hue to purple, increase the saturation of about 25, you can see, the screen afterglow part of the color appears slightly purple, but not obvious.

Then we will greatly increase the saturation options, the picture of the purple becomes obvious, the original yellow and white dimming area completely converted to purple.

For Black-and-white screen, separate tones can also be added color processing, the screen into black and white after the adjustment of high light yellow, high saturation, adjust the shadow for the blue, saturation medium, you can see the original Black-and-white screen has become yellow-blue phase Chong, with a certain color.

Comprehensive application and cooperation use

tones, color temperature, and separation tones can be used in conjunction with other tools to create a richer effect.

In actual use, the "gradient filter" in CAMERA Raw is one of the most frequently used tools.

The gradient filter pulls a strong to weak gradient range on the screen to make a white balance of the scene after the filter is added

Exposure, brightness, transparency, contrast, and sharpening adjustments allow you to add multiple gradient filters to a single screen.

Here for the "gradient filter" more multi-functional not too much to tell, in the future will be in the sharing of exposure adjustment specific analysis, here we mainly explain the use of "gradient filter" in the white balance, that is, the use of color and color temperature.

The following figure is a sunrise map, in camera Raw in the first to do some simple contrast and saturation adjustment.

Then go into the gradient filter and pull out a gradient filter that includes the Sky section from top to bottom.

When we adjust the gradient filter's color temperature to-100, the sky changes from a blue-golden gradient to a distinct level.

When we adjust the gradient filter's color temperature to +100, the sky becomes completely golden.

The same is true in tones, when the hue is +100, the sky turns into a magical purple golden gradient.

From here you can see the different gradient filters, if directly in the basic adjustment of the whole picture color temperature or hue, the result is that the hue of the sky in favor of the same color, rather than the gradient filter adjusted after the gradient, the lack of hierarchy.

And based on the ability to add multiple gradient filters on the same screen, we can create a richer effect.

This is a picture of the sunset Prairie, the overall picture in favor of blue.

We can first pull a gradient between the sky and the horizon and adjust the hue +100 to make the color of the sky lean towards the purple.

And then between the ground and the horizon pull out a reflection from the next top gradient, adjust the color temperature +100, hue-57, will be the autumn grassland surface yellow and green appear.

In this way, the color of the picture is more distinct, compared with the simple overall adjustment of color, more operable creativity.

Well, the above information is the whole content of the practical application of the palette tool that the user of this software of Photoshop brings to you. You see the users here, small knitting believe you are now very clear steps, then now go to their own test results.

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