The LAB Frontier

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This course will focus on some of the more advanced techniques of LAB color correction. The course will cover a workflow that begins in RGB and ends in LAB for the purpose of color enhancement.

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Real, Unprintable, and Imaginary Colors
Lesson 3 : LAB and the Perfect Sunset
Lesson 4 : Retouching Blown-Out Areas
Lesson 5 : Painting in Color
Lesson 6 : Using Blend If
Lesson 7 : Low-Radius Sharpening
Lesson 8 : Blurring Skies and Blend If
Lesson 9 : Compare LAB to RGB Sharpening
Lesson 10 : Sharpening the AB Channels
Lesson 11 : When to Avoid Sharpening the AB Channels
Lesson 12 : Hiraloam Sharpening
Lesson 13 : Multiply Mode
Lesson 14 : Choosing the Proper Layer Mask
Lesson 15 : Another Example
Lesson 16 : LAB Is Not Rocket Science
Lesson 17 : The M.P.P.S.
Lesson 18 : Blending with the AB Channels
Lesson 19 : Comparing Methods
Lesson 20 : Overlaying the A and/or B Onto Itself
Lesson 21 : The Man From Mars Method
Lesson 22 : The Man from Mars Method for Fleshtones
Lesson 23 : A Comprehensive RGB to LAB Workflow
Lesson 24 : RGB Channel Blending
Lesson 25 : More Practice with the RGB/LAB Workflow
Lesson 26 : The Workflow with Wildlife Photography
Lesson 27 : 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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