How to Make a Hypercolor Landscape in Photoshop | Adobe Creative Cloud

How to Make a Hypercolor Landscape in Photoshop | Adobe Creative Cloud

14.01.2021
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Give landscapes an infrared look by mixing color channels and applying Hue/Saturation adjustments.

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Start from scratch, or download practice files [https://adobe.ly/35sWQO0] for a head start. Steps below.

Prep your files:

1. Open the practice image in Photoshop.
2. Duplicate the layer: Use Control+J (Windows) or Command+J (macOS).
3. Invert the new layer: Use Control or Command+I to invert the duplicate layer.
4. Choose Color from the blend modes drop-down in the Layers panel.

Mix color channels:

1. Click the adjustment layer icon in the Layers panel.
2. Choose Channel Mixer.
3. Select Red from the Output Channel drop-down.
4. Set the Red slider to 0%.
5. Set the Blue slider to 100%.
6. Select Blue from the Output Channel drop-down.
7. Set the Red slider to 100%.
8. Set the Blue slider to 0%.

Change the color:

1. Click the adjustment layer icon.
2. Choose Hue/Saturation.
3. Leave Custom as the Preset and select Red from the drop-down.
4. Set the Hue slider to -38.
5. Select Master from the drop-down.
6. Set the Saturation slider to +20.

Adjust brightness and contrast:

1. Click the adjustment layer icon.
2. Choose Curves.
3. Hold Alt or Option as you click the Auto button in the Curves dialog.
4. Select Enhance Brightness and Contrast.
5. Click OK.

That’s it!

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