Introduction to Photoshop LAB Color

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LABs power in creating believable separation of colors has made it the venue of choice for many outdoor photographers. These lessons explore not only the basic structure of LAB and its common uses, but expands into several advanced retouching areas.

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : The Power of LAB
Lesson 3 : More LAB Power
Lesson 4 : A Look at the LAB Channel
Lesson 5 : A Basic LAB Curve
Lesson 6 : Taking the Curve Further
Lesson 7 : When Not to Use LAB
Lesson 8 : A Closer Look at the LAB Channels Themselves
Lesson 9 : Creating New Colors
Lesson 10 : Correcting a Color Cast
Lesson 11 : Enhancing Color with LAB
Lesson 12 : LAB and Masks
Lesson 13 : Applying a Quick LAB Workflow
Lesson 14 : Paying Attention to Skin Tone
Lesson 15 : Taking Advantage of LAB Concepts While in RGB
Lesson 16 : Blending Adjustments in LAB
Lesson 17 : Masks and Selections in LAB
Lesson 18 : More LAB Blending Power
Lesson 19 : Using LAB to Help Fix CYMK Images
Lesson 20 : Getting Better Skies
Lesson 21 : A Final Look at the Power of LAB
Lesson 22 : Conclusion

Dan Margulis | Leading Authority on Color Correction

Dan Margulis

Dan is internationally regarded as the leading authority on color correction. He is the author of Professional Photoshop, the “unofficial bible” of the prepress and printing industries. Formerly a professional prepress manager with over 20 years experience, he now offers small-group, hands-on color correction classes around the world. In 2001, Dan was one of the first three people named to the Photoshop Hall of Fame.

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