How to Change Colors in Photoshop

The art of color manipulation in Photoshop opens up a myriad of creative possibilities for photographers, allowing them to transform their images beyond the original capture. This helpful video tutorial will show you everything you need to know to do so.

Coming to you from Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect, this comprehensive video serves as a comprehensive guide to changing colors in Photoshop, covering various scenarios that photographers might encounter. Dinda begins with basic color adjustments, explaining how to shift hues without affecting skin tones or other unrelated areas. This segment is particularly valuable for photographers looking to selectively adjust colors in their images without compromising natural elements. By utilizing hue-saturation adjustment layers and precisely targeting colors, Dinda demonstrates how subtle changes can significantly impact an image's overall composition and feel. The tutorial progresses to more complex scenarios, such as changing the color of objects to black or white and adjusting colors that closely match the skin tones, showcasing the depth and versatility of Photoshop's tools.

Moreover, Dinda's tutorial highlights the importance of using masks and selections to refine adjustments and achieve seamless color changes. His explanation on how to deal with challenging situations, like converting white objects to colors using blend modes or making black objects white are fantastic practice for anyone looking to improve their Photoshop skills. These techniques not only enhance your ability to control the visual outcome but also encourage experimentation, so have fun with them. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Dinda.

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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