Color Grading in Photoshop [Video]

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Color Grading in Photoshop [Video]

By |2018-08-29T12:37:56+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Tutorials, Videos|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Color grading is a great way to add a stylized look to any photograph. And the great thing is that it doesn’t have to be difficult! In this short video tutorial I demonstrate how to add a beautiful color-grading effect using the Gradient Map adjustment layer and blending modes.

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  1. Lynne September 13, 2018 at 11:48 am - Reply

    can this technique work with PSE18? I was unable to locate “properties”

    • Nicole S. Young September 13, 2018 at 12:49 pm - Reply

      Yes, it works in PSE 2018! You’ll add the Gradient Map using an adjustment layer (at the top of the Layers panel, the circle that is half-black-half-white). However you won’t have those same “Photographic Toning” gradients to work with so you will need to create your own.

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