Balancing Color and Light in Photoshop
Often times in a photo different elements will look similar but will not be exactly the same. It can be very hard to match color from one area to another, and even harder to match color from one photo to another. In today’s episode we show you a great technique for matching and synchronizing color.
Changing Hair Color
We noticed that the girl in this photo had a similar color to the fleshy adornments on the chicken and we decided to match the colors. The first step is to use the sample tool to grab the color of the chicken head. Then with that color we paint over the subjects hair and change the blending mode of the layer to “hue”. After that we need to get the saturation correct which is done by making a selection of the underlying layer set to “hue”. After making the selection, use it to define the layer mask on a hue/saturation layer and increase the saturation. Done!