In today's Premium video tutorial, we're going to be exploring a couple of ways to boost color in your photos without using the Hue/Saturation adjustment. We'll be exploring a technique using the LAB Color Mode, a Camera Raw method, and comparing these to the equivalent outcome achieved with Hue/Saturation changes.
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What to Expect
In the first section of the video, Simon takes you on location to an old, eerie WW2 railway track where he shoots various textures and colors to help him show off the color boosting techniques.
Back in the studio he explains the benefits of using the first and most powerful technique - LAB - then takes you through the process step by step giving extra pointers along the way.
He later shows a simple way to achieve a similar color effect in Camera Raw, before concluding with side by side comparisons using Hue/Saturation and the LAB images.
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