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Old 08-01-2009, 06:58 PM
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Re: This style

Does this method interfere when changing back and forth between modes? There has to be a way to translate those CMYK values and put them in RGB so you can then adjust in RGB no? To me changing modes is not always good.
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Old 08-01-2009, 07:02 PM
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Re: This style

um...again, i just find it easier using CMYK curve for CMYK values (whatever works for you i guess). u can switch back to RGB mode after (however, u can't keep CMYK curve). im not sure if switching mode would do any harm to image (do it @your own risk).

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Old 08-01-2009, 08:11 PM
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Exactly my point hehehe that's why I prefer not to change modes if I can
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Old 08-15-2009, 08:43 PM
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Re: This style

Originally Posted by d00dle View Post
question, why does her head looks so big?

Edit: jk...sorry, curve should do the trick. there's a tutorial 'bout Curve and skin using CMYK method floating around here somewhere (i would give u a link, but I can't find it). to sum it up, u'll need to be in CMYK mode (because u'll need CMYK curve to work), open info palette (window-->info), use eye dropper (sample size 3x3 is fine) and sample mid tone and shadow areas of subjects (highlight too if u wanted to). basically, take a note of CMYK % in info palette of a good skin image that u like, then use that % and apply to your image (u'll have to adjust each channel one by one).

here it is just by using curve (s)

u'll need 2-3 separate curves (with mask) to get similar result, for example one for her skin, her bikini, sky, etc.

ooooooo im sorry i have been away from my comp. but i seeee.. it looks just the same...
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Old 08-16-2009, 02:45 AM
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Re: This style

I did it using HUE only. Quite smilar look.

-Add an adjustment layer of HUE.
-Rolling the pull down menu chose:


SAT: +34
LUM: +15


SAT: +48

Then mask out the background or color correct it by using the other colors.
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