Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme – PS Tutorial

As you can see with the below original photograph, the tone is a little simple, and the people area is a bit dark as well. So when do the adjustment, you need to enhance the dark and highlight part color deviation, as this processing can make color nicer.

This is the final work here for your reference:

Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

And this is the original photograph material:

Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

1, Open the original photo material, Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Selective Color, adjusting Yellow, Green, Black color, with the following setting parameters. This step will change the background mainly color into brown color.

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Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

2, Press: Ctrl + J to copy the current layer into a new layer, and it will enhance the background color.

Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

3, Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves, adjusting the RGB, Green and Blue channel, with the following setting parameters. After this step, some blue and purple color will be added.

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Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

4, Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Color Balance, adjusting the Shadows, Midtons and Highlight with the following setting data. This step will add dark area and midtons color.

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Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

5, Press: Ctrl+ Alt + 2 to load the highlight select area, Create a new layer filling color with # F9F1D1, and then change the Opacity with 30%. This step is mainly to add light yellow color on the highlight part.

Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

6, Press: Ctrl + J to copy the current layer into a new layer, and then change the Opacity with 60%. Press Alt to Add Layer Mask, using White Brush to clean the person face and skin part.

Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

7, Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves, adjusting the Blue channel, with the following setting parameters. This is in order to add blue color.

Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

8, Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Color Balance, adjusting the Shadows and Highlight with the following setting data. This step will add blue color on the dark and highlight area.

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Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

9, Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Selective Color, adjusting Red, Yellow, White, Blue color, with the following setting parameters. This step can change the highlight area and people skin color into orange color.

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Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

10, Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Selective Color, adjusting Red color, with the following setting parameters, and then change the Opacity with 50%.

Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

11, Using Pen tool to select the people face area, and then using Curve and Color balance adjustment layer to do micro adjusting with self setting.

Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

12, Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Color Balance, adjusting the Shadows and Highlight with the following setting data. You will find some orange color is added after this processing.

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Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

13, Press: Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E to add Stamp Visible. Do some simple Dermabrasion processing as below shown.

Adjusting the lover photograph into Purple color theme - PS Tutorial

Finally adjusting the whole color, and then you will get the final work shown in the front.

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