Making Cyan background people photograph-PS Tutorial

In this PS Tutorial, you will learn how to use channel to do fast color adjust. There are also many ways to adjust color using channel, but the shortest way is overwrite one channel to the other channel, and you can get an easy color structure photo, and add some detail process, you will get a special photo beyond your imagination.

The following is the final photo after the whole tutorial:

Making Cyan background people photograph

And this is the original photo material:

Making Cyan background people photograph

1. Open the original photo, copy the background as a new layer. Get into channel panel, choose Green channel, then press Ctrl + A to choose all, Press Ctrl + C to copy. Now change to Blue channel to Press Ctrl + V, then back layer panel, then you will get the effort as below:

Making Cyan background people photograph

2. Do: Layer > Adjust > Selective Color, then adjust the red and cyan color, setting as below, then you will see the effort

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Making Cyan background people photograph

3. Create a new layer, press Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E to back layer. Do: Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur, setting with 5, then set layer mix mode as “Soft”, Opacity:50%

Making Cyan background people photograph

4. Create Curves adjust layer, adjust RGB, Red, Blue, setting parameter as below:

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Making Cyan background people photograph

5. Create Color Balance adjust layer, adjust “Midtones”, setting data as following:

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Making Cyan background people photograph

6. Create Channel Mixer adjust layer, adjust Blue, setting data as following:

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Making Cyan background people photograph

7. Create Selective Color Adjust Layer, adjust Red, setting data as following:

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Making Cyan background people photograph

8. Create a new layer, then add back layer (Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E). Do: Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur, setting with 5, then add mask layer, using black brush to clean people and grass area.

Making Cyan background people photograph

9. Copy the current layer, setting layer mix mode as “Multiply”, Opacity:30%

Making Cyan background people photograph

10. Create Gradient Map Adjust Layer, color set black and white. Change the layer mix mode into “Soft Light”, Opacity:20%

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Making Cyan background people photograph

11. Create Selective Color Adjust Layer, adjust Red, setting as below:

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Making Cyan background people photograph

12. Create a new layer, then add back layer (Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E). Do: Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur, setting with 5, then change the layer mix mode into “SOFT”, Opacity:30%

Making Cyan background people photograph

13. Create Brightness/Contrast Adjust Layer, setting parameter as below:

Making Cyan background people photograph

14. Finally, adjust the whole color, then you will get the following perfect photo

Making Cyan background people photograph

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