Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

This PS Tutorial will introduce the color adjustment method on the cyan background people photograph. The whole processing is not hard: First need to make the main color into Green color with color adjusting Tool as well as Soft dealing, then add a bit pink color on people’s face and skin.

This is the last work of this PS Tutorial:

Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

And this is the original photograph material:

Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

1. Open the original photo material, then copy the background into a new layer (Hot key: Press: Ctrl + J). then change the Mode into “Screen”, Opacity with 20%, in order to increase a bit brightness.

Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

2. Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Color Balance, adjusting the Shadows, Midtons and Highlight with the following setting data. The target of this step is to change the main color into Green color.

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Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

3. Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Selective Color, adjusting Red, Yellow, Green, Cyan, White color, with the following setting parameters. The aim of this step is to enhance the people’s face and background color.

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Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

4. Press: Ctrl + J to copy the current adjustment layer into a new layer, then change the Opacity with 20%.

Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

5. Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Gradient Map, with the following color setting, then change the Mode into “Screen”, Opacity with 10%.

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Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

6. Press: Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E to add Stamp Visible. Do: Image > Mode > Lab Color, click OK or Don’t Flatten in the pop-up window. Do: Image > Apply Image with the following setting parameters. Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves, adjusting the b Channel with the following setting data. Press: Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E to add Stamp Visible. Do: Image > Mode > RGB Color, click OK or Don’t Flatten in the pop-up window.

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Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

7. Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Selective Color, adjusting Red, Yellow, Green, White, Neutral color, with the following setting parameters.

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Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

8. Press: Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E to add Stamp Visible. Do: Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur with data 5, then change the Mode into “Soft Light”, Opacity with 20%.

Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

9. Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Brightness/Contrast, with the following setting parameters.

Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

10. Press: Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E to add Stamp Visible. Then change the Mode into “Multiply”, Add Layer Mask, using Black Brush to clean the center part, in order to add the dark corner.

Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

11. Create a New Layer with filling color # D6395E, then change the Mode into “Lighten”, Add Layer Mask, using Black Brush to clean the center part.

Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

12. Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Color Balance, adjusting the Midtons and Highlight with the following setting data.

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Cyan background indoor people photograph lighting adjusting – PS Tutorial

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

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