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All About the Color Picker Tool in Photoshop

Fstoppers Learn about this fundamental Photoshop tool. All About the Color Picker Tool in Photoshop The Color Picker tool is one of the most fundamental and important features in Photoshop, and it’s packed densely with information and options. This helpful tutorial will show you the ins and outs of the tool and how to understand everything it offers and tells you. Read More at Fstoppers

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Shutterbug Magazine SPONSORED POST: Is Your Screen Color Accurate? Get True Screen Color with Datacolor Spyder. Calibrating your monitor should be the first step you take to ensure your color is accurate before editing. Learn More from our friends at Datacolor: http://spyder.datacolor.com/nsa-winter-2016?afftid=70116000000scnC Read More at Shutterbug.com

How to Keep Consistent Color from Camera to Computer

PictureCorrect Photography Tips The following tricks guarantee that you will nail the white balance every time and with minimum effort! How to Keep Consistent Color from Camera to Computer To say that white balance is an important aspect of your photography would be an understatement. Getting the perfect white balance requires a bit of planning. But most of the time, folks prefer to leave their white balance setting on Auto and think they can adjust it later during post-processing. It… […]

Anatomy of a Shoot: Creating Dramatic Color With Gelled Speedlites

Strobox To gel or not to gel, that is the question. http://pixsylated.com/blog/dramatic-color-gel-speedlight-flash/ Anatomy of a Shoot: Creating Dramatic Color With Gelled Speedlites Gels are an inexpensive way to turn a boring set into a space filled with ambiance. Three Speedlites, two gels, a random mirror, and a mini softbox enabled me to turn a small, unfinished cellar (ab… Read More at Strobox

Opponent Process: Tricking Your Brain Into Seeing a Black-And-White Image In Full Color

Popular Photography How can you trick your brain into seeing this black and white photo in full color? #Magic #NotMagic #Science Opponent Process: Tricking Your Brain Into Seeing a Black-And-White Image In Full Color Opponent process is the scientific theory behind seeing this black-and-white image in full color Read More at Popular Photography

Focus on Photographing a Different Color Each Day to Practice the Art of Seeing

Digital Photography School An interesting photography exercise to help you learn to ‘see’ better. Focus on Photographing a Different Color Each Day to Practice the Art of Seeing If you want to hone your observation skills and the art of seeing which is so crucial in photography, try this exercise to photograph a different color each day. Read More at Digital Photography School

Filmmaker Discovers Rare Color Photos of Native Americans From the 19th and 20th Century

Shutterbug Magazine Incredible, historic find. Filmmaker Discovers Rare Color Photos of Native Americans From the 19th and 20th Century Writer/Director Paul Ratner was doing research for his 2013 film “Moses on the Mesa,” a love story about a German-Jewish immigrant and an Acoma Pueblo woman, when he discovered a treasure trove of beautiful color photographs of native Americans. Because color film wasn’t readily available until the… Read More at Shutterbug.com

How to Apply Color Theory to Your Photos

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Understanding color theory is super useful because you’ll then be able to recognize what colors work best together and make for the most pleasing images. How to Apply Color Theory to Your Photos Sometimes the colors in a photograph just don’t mesh. You may not be able to notice it right away; the photo just seems off for some reason. But it could be as simple as the fact that the colors don’t complement each other. So, […]

Using ACDSee pro on iOS for Advanced Color Grading

Fstoppers Create great color grades even on iOS! Using ACDSee pro on iOS for Advanced Color Grading In a mobile world filled with an endless selection of preset filters, there are surprisingly few options to employ more creative color grading that is driven by specific choice rather than by simply perusing a gallery of presets. ACDSee Pro for iOS is one of the few apps that look to bridge this gap… Read More at Fstoppers

Website Magically Turns B&W Photos Into Color Ones Using AI

PetaPixel Auto-colorization has arrived. Website Magically Turns B&W Photos Into Color Ones Using AI Want a taste of the future? There’s a new web app that uses advanced “deep learning” research to magically auto-colorize black-and-white photos. The app us Read More at PetaPixel

Working With a Limited Color Palette in Studio

Fstoppers A limited color palette can make for great images. Working With a Limited Color Palette in Studio During the conceptual stages of a portrait shoot, when deciding which color palette to incorporate, could less possibly be more? This brief video from Adorama TV features small home studio savant Gavin Hoey showcasing for us how to create effective portraits in studio within a limited color range. Read More at Fstoppers

Easy Color Grading With LUTs and Luminar 2018

Digital Photography School Tips for color grading your images. Easy Color Grading With LUTs and Luminar 2018 Here is a fun and easy way to add some style to your images by doing color grading with LUTs just like the pros! Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Convert Images to Black and White and Add a Color Tint in Photoshop

Digital Photography School How to create a monotone image from your images (with a hint of color). How to Convert Images to Black and White and Add a Color Tint in Photoshop So why would you bother with black and white imagery when we live in a world full of color? There are many reasons why, but a simple answer is that a black and white image can be quite powerful. A close up of a man’s or woman’s face, […]

Beautiful color and contrast in our Photo of the Day by Valerie Millett. Read mo…

Shutterbug Magazine Beautiful color and contrast in our Photo of the Day by Valerie Millett. Read more about it here: http://bit.ly/2bntL9s Read More at Shutterbug.com

Understanding Color in Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Understanding Color in Photography The appropriate use of color in photography adds a dynamic element to your images that is very pleasing to the eye. The correct use of it will allow you to create photographs to be proud of. Bold colors and bright composition in your photos result in images that sell. So use color to your advantage…. Read More at Picture Correct

How to Change White in to Any Color in Photoshop

Fstoppers This is a great Photoshop trick to know. How to Change White in to Any Color in Photoshop Being able to change colors in post can give you a lot of creative control and save a headache when shooting. One difficulty, however, is changing anything that’s why. In this video, PHLEARN show you how to do that quickly and easily. Read More at Fstoppers

In Pictures: The Color Yellow In Food Photography #RainbowLove

500px In Pictures: The Color Yellow In Food Photography https://goo.gl/t0Mjw0 #RainbowLove Read More at 500px

Tips for taking control over the color in your images in Lightroom ️

Digital Photography School Tips for taking control over the color in your images in Lightroom ➡️ https://digital-photography-school.com/take-control-color-lightroom/ Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Make Your Photos Stand Out Using Color Contrast

Digital Photography School Tips for creating dramatic images with color contrast How to Make Your Photos Stand Out Using Color Contrast Contrast can take many forms in your image to help it have more punch. Let’s look at how you can use color contrast in your images. Read More at Digital Photography School

How Color Theory Improves Your Photography and Retouching

Fstoppers This is an often overlooked topic that can make a huge difference in your work. How Color Theory Improves Your Photography and Retouching The wrong elements of color can disrupt the harmony of photographs and distract the viewer from the story you’re trying to tell. When we’re deliberate though, we can use color theory while planning the components of our photos and use color grading to allow us to create compelling images that ad… Read More at Fstoppers

This iceberg photo has four quadrants of color and texture. It’s by fine art pho…

PetaPixel This iceberg photo has four quadrants of color and texture. It’s by fine art photographer David Burdeny: https://goo.gl/oro54Q Read More at PetaPixel

Why and How to Use a Color Chart for Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Why and How to Use a Color Chart for Photography A color chart is a tool that’s easy to underestimate. It’s not nearly as complex as most of the gear photographers keep on hand. In fact, more often than not, a color chart is little more than a plastic card adorned with Pantone swatches. For this reason, many photographers are shocked to learn just… Read More at Picture Correct

Enter your #Color, #Filters & #Light photos to win a LIFX prize pack:

500px Enter your #Color, #Filters & #Light photos to win a LIFX prize pack: https://goo.gl/Dx0SjE Read More at 500px

How I work with Color Harmonies to improve my photos

DIYPhotography How I work with Color Harmonies to improve my photos How I work with Color Harmonies to improve my photos Being a full-time huge fan/buddy of the guys over at the RAWexchange store, I often get asked to check out their new material. Well friends, let me tell you that their newest endeavor to start selling in-depth tutorials is one of their best ideas yet. Stefan Kohler created a Colors & Photoshop tuto… Read More at DIY Photography

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500px Ends tomorrow! Hurry, enter your #Color #Filters #Light photos to win a LIFX prize pack: https://goo.gl/Dx0SjE Read More at 500px

Fstoppers Reviews the PolarPro Elektra Cinematic Color Presets

Fstoppers Who doesn’t love that cinematic look? Check out our review! Fstoppers Reviews the PolarPro Elektra Cinematic Color Presets Working with multiple cameras in filmmaking is almost inevitable. Most of the time you are in a situation working with cameras of different brands or different models. Matching the picture from these cameras can be a painful process involving color charts, reference frames, creating custom LUTs (loo… Read More at Fstoppers

How to Really Make Hair Pop by Adding Shine, Color, and Volume in Photoshop

Fstoppers Make hair stand out. How to Really Make Hair Pop by Adding Shine, Color, and Volume in Photoshop When you’re retouching a portrait, I’m willing to bet that you spend the majority of your time working on the subject’s face, because, well, it’s a portrait. Nonetheless, your subject’s face isn’t the only part of them, and with a little extra work on their hair, you can really make the entire image… Read More at Fstoppers

Color Theory Tutorial for Photographers

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Color Theory Tutorial for Photographers Dave Morrow has made a career for himself by photographing serene landscapes and teaching others how to do so from start to finish. For this reason, many people are surprised to discover that one of the elements Morrow considers to be key in the making of a great image is color. Although color is on… Read More at Picture Correct

The Pros and Cons of Black and White Versus Color for Street and Travel Photography

Digital Photography School Which do you tend to do more in your street photography? The Pros and Cons of Black and White Versus Color for Street and Travel Photography Here are some logistical reasons for shooting black and white versus color for street or travel photography. How do you decide? Read More at Digital Photography School

Five Methods to Make Color Pop Using Photoshop

Fstoppers Make those colors pop! Five Methods to Make Color Pop Using Photoshop Most of us love photos with vibrant colors that seem to pop off the screen, but it’s a subtle art creating such a look without making the final image gaudy and oversaturated. This helpful video will show you several methods for making colors burst using Photoshop. Read More at Fstoppers

I boxing: Datacolor Spyder5 Capture Pro color management kit.

Popular Photography I boxing: Datacolor Spyder5 Capture Pro color management kit. Read More at Popular Photography

How to quickly easily change skin color in Photoshop

DIYPhotography How to quickly easily change skin color in Photoshop How to quickly easily change skin color in Photoshop If you tend to create lots of crazy self-portraits as I do, a good technique to know is how to quickly change skin tone in Photoshop. Like the above image, one of my favorite things is to turn people into zombies. If you work for me its only a matter of time before you are in front of the camera, r… […]

How to easily use gels to create virtually any color background

DIYPhotography How to easily use gels to create virtually any color background How to easily use gels to create virtually any color background https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-TVW–XBbg Implementing gels into your photography is a really simple and effective way to make sure your images really stand out from the rest of the crowd. There are a ton of different ways to use gels to create some absolutely stunning imagery, but in this post, I … Read More at DIY Photography

How to Quickly and Easily Color Grade Your Footage With 3D LUT Creator

Fstoppers Looking for a quick and effective color grade? We can help! How to Quickly and Easily Color Grade Your Footage With 3D LUT Creator Colors straight out of camera vary greatly between brands and sensors. Canon has been known for a long time for its great skin tone reproduction, while other manufacturers have created more troubles for colorists and retouchers to get perfect tones without a solid post-production workflow. In this t… Read More at Fstoppers

The Day That Made AP Photographers Switch to 100% Color Film

PetaPixel “The next day everyone shot color film, for everything.” The Day That Made AP Photographers Switch to 100% Color Film Prior to January 22, 1987, Associated Press photographers were given a choice of shooting B&W or color film on photo assignments. But on that day, somethin Read More at PetaPixel

How Culling the Color Blue Can Improve Your Images

Fstoppers We’re blue, da-ba-dee, da-ba-di… How Culling the Color Blue Can Improve Your Images I don’t have a vendetta with the color blue, or any colors for that matter; that would be odd. I do, however, remove the color blue either entirely or nearly entirely from the lion’s share of my images, and for good reason. Read More at Fstoppers

How to Color Grade a Photo in Lightroom: Cinematic Style

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Color Grade a Photo in Lightroom: Cinematic Style Do you wish your still photos had a cinematic quality or looked like they came straight out of a movie? Believe it or not, the look is actually pretty easy to create in Lightroom. Stock photographer Christi Kerekes shows us how: Color grading, the process of altering and enhancing the color of your… Read More at Picture Correct

How to Capture the Feeling of Color and Create More Compelling Images

Digital Photography School How to use color to create beautiful photography How to Capture the Feeling of Color and Create More Compelling Images Here are three different tips and techniques for you to use to try and capture more of the feeling of color and make better, more compelling images. Read More at Digital Photography School

This is how Illuminati color meter can help you improve photos and videos

DIYPhotography This is how Illuminati color meter can help you improve photos and videos From time to time, there are very interesting photography-related campaigns on Kickstarter. One of them is Illuminati, a wireless light and color meter for photography and filmmaking. It syncs with your smartphone to help you adjust the lights on set, measure white balance even in the trickiest sit… Read More at DIY Photography