Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening – PS Tutorial

Hello everybody, in this PS Tutorial the most special part is that using select area to control the tone. First, choose the whole cast area in channel, then modify with tone as well as Layer Blending Mode in layer panel. In addition with the normal basic whitening process.

The following is the final photo:

Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening

And here is the original photo:

 

Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening

1. Open the original photo, then copy a new layer which is the basic normal operation. As this photo is dark and too yellow, the major work is to remove the too much yellow and bighting. Reducing too much yellow color, I prefer Double Channel mixer, because this method will do least hurt with the photo. As you can see, the high bright area is good, so we need Mask to protect that area. Load the Blue are in channel panel (Ctrl + 3), as the bright is much better in the blue channel, then do invert select (Edit > Invert).

Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening

2. Back to Layer panel, create channel mixer adjustment layer, and click OK first. Change this layer mode into “Screen”, and this can improve the brightness. Modify the mixer, choose Blue channel.

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Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening

3. Now you will find the photo is much red, please don’t worry about this, then choose red channel to reduce a little red color. And you can modify these two channels until you get satisfied.

Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening

4. Now we do back layer option, but you will still find some red color with the hair and around place. We need to find a channel which can easily identify the hair zone, so we choose blue channel. Load blue channel into operating area (Ctrl + 3), then Invert select, then create Color Balance Adjustment Layer. Under normal condition, hair belongs shadow part, so we choose shadow adding a little Cyan.

Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening

5. Till now, this photo color is finished, then we will take care of the people’s skin part. We using Min and Curves method to do the Dermabrasion. Copy the Green channel, Do: Filter > Other > Minimum on this Green channel, setting as below:

Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening

6. Do: Filter > Other > High Pass, setting around 10

Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening

7. Do: Image > Calculations > High lighting, setting as below

Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening

8. Double Do: Image > Applied Image > Hard light, setting as below

Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening

9. Load the ALPHAI channel into the working area

Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening

10. Back to the Layer panel, using Curves to improve lightness, now you can find the skin is much better

Corrected color cast figures photo and whitening

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