*Do you struggle with color in your photography? Me too!*
I accidentally stumbled upon a checks and balances layer that can help you determine a few things. Be prepared to go through your portfolio with a fine-toothed comb. After watching this, you will be able to answer ALL of these questions with one SIMPLE 50% Grey Layer!

1. What colors does your viewer notice first?
2. What colors are secondary to the viewer?
3. What is my dominant color scheme?
4. How much color is too much color (or too little)?

00:00 How can a 50% grey layer show us color?
00:22 The Color Problem!
00:48 The technique explained!
04:12 Wildlife Application #1
06:00 Landscape Application #2
07:42 Portrait Application #3
08:51 How to EDIT color with this technique
11:03 Architecture Application #4
11:44 Raw Color vs Edited Color
14:40 Closing thoughts on Color

Blake Rudis
f.64 Academy and f.64 Elite are the brainchildren of Blake Rudis. While he is a landscape photographer, he is most passionate about post-processing images in Photoshop and mentoring others.

For Blake, it's all about the art and process synergy. He dives deep into complex topics and makes them easy to understand through his outside-the-box thinking so that you can use these tricks in your workflow today!
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