Lesson from the Shop: How to Use Lab Color Mode to Make Your Colors Pop!

By: Stephen Terlizzi

 

 

 Today's Learn Photography tutorial is a screencast on how to make your colors pop in a photograph by using Lab Color mode.  There is a whole group of photographers who believe that the Lab color space is being underutilized by the industry.  It certainly offers more flexibility and a wider gamut than RGB.  

So is this technique better than simply using a hue and saturation adjustment layer?  Well, you decide.  Here is the before and after from the tutorial.  Enjoy!

 

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