Summer street beauty photograph color adjusting – PS Tutorial

As you can see the original photograph is a little gray, and the most part of this PS Tutorial is introducing the background soft processing and color deeper. And the most used method is the layer multiply, so you can copy more layers to increase the color, and change the layer Mode until you get what you need.

This is the final work after the whole process:

Summer street beauty photograph color adjusting - PS Tutorial

And this is the original photograph material:

Summer street beauty photograph color adjusting - PS Tutorial

1. Open the original material, then copy the background to a new layer. Do: Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur with 5 setting data.

Summer street beauty photograph color adjusting - PS Tutorial

2. Then change the current layer Mode into “Darken”.

Summer street beauty photograph color adjusting - PS Tutorial

3. Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Hub/Saturation or Press Hot Key: (Ctrl + U) with the following setting data.

Summer street beauty photograph color adjusting - PS Tutorial

4. Add Layer Mask, using Black brush to clean the people’s head part as below, then change the Opacity into 30%.

Summer street beauty photograph color adjusting - PS Tutorial

5. Copy the current layer, change Mode into “Soft Light”, Opacity 40%.

Summer street beauty photograph color adjusting - PS Tutorial

6. Activate the background layer, Do: Image > Calculations with the following setting parameters, then you can get the special channel in the channel panel.

Summer street beauty photograph color adjusting - PS Tutorial

7. Copy the Background layer, Press: Ctrl + Shift + ] move to the top, Change Mode into “Soft Light”.

Summer street beauty photograph color adjusting - PS Tutorial

8. Press: Ctrl + Alt + 4 load the new channel created in last two steps, then Press: Ctrl + Shift + I to invert selection, then Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Levels with the following setting parameters.

Summer street beauty photograph color adjusting - PS Tutorial

9. Do: Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Selective Color, doing adjustment on Red color with the following setting parameters.

Summer street beauty photograph color adjusting - PS Tutorial

Finally adjust the whole color and add some light effect, then this is Tutorial is OK.

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