How to Match Color Grading Between Photoshop, Premiere, and Others

If you’re like me, you frequently use your camera to shoot both photos and videos but it’s hard to match the color effect on both. Photoshop CS6 tried to solve this by introducing the Color Lookup adjustment but it was rarely used because it depended on LUTs created by others. New in Photoshop CC is the ability to create your own 3D LUTs using any adjustment layer which means you can now create your own custom color effect and match it in other software such as Premiere Pro and After Effects. Read this tutorial and learn how you can create your own 3D LUTs in Photoshop CC!

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Quick Tip: Erase Backgrounds Quickly With The Background Eraser Tool

Many people use complicated methods to erase backgrounds when they can do it much easier with the Background Eraser tool. It creates great results with its automatic edge detection and selection feathering. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the background eraser tool to erase the sky and replace it with another from a set of realistic sky gradients.

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Dear Adobe, How to Redesign the Tone Curve

The Curves adjustment is a powerful tool that can do a lot – even replacing multiple adjustment layers (ex. Brightness/Contrast, Color Balance, Photo Filter, etc.). But it’s not intuitive at all. Before you can even begin using the curves adjustment, you first have to spend time learning it.

But it doesn’t have to be this way. The curves adjustment can be designed so that even if it’s your first time using it, you’ll be able to get a general feeling of how it works without spending so much time learning how to use it first.

In this video, you’ll see 5 improves that can be made to the curves adjustment and in the process, you’ll also better understand how the tone curves work.

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