Dan Margulis: the father of modern Professional Photoshop, was the first to apply traditional, by-the-numbers curve methods to color correction in Photoshop, . Dan Margulis is one of the most respected names in the Photoshop industry. He offers training in the US exclusively through Ledet. Dan Margulis is internationally regarded as the leading authority on color correction. He is the author of Professional Photoshop, which, since its first edition in.

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And why are the Composite channels more functional show, edit than those of the other layers? I already have a couple of ideas. Many advanced retouchers are very enthusiastic adn his writing see reviews of his books on Amazon. Margulis and co-workers have also automated some of his more complex approaches using PS script actions, available through a freely distributed panel.

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This appears considerably more capable than the AP macros. See the link for Videos in my sig, and scroll down to the Channels section Thanks, firstdefence and toltec, for your suggestions. I will review these tutorials and if they answer my questions I will post something more specific in this thread may take a while. If MEB is about, he answered a channels question a while back quite incisively. Sorry for slow reply – I had notification on and thought I would get emails, but I had not realized marggulis were so many margjlis.

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The Apply Image Command” on the page. If anyone is still interested, or may come on the topic in the future, the answer to the question of how to create a gray-scale pixel layer from the current RGB image in order to blend it using some special blend mode, such as Luminosity, is as photosjop.


Open an RGB image. Choose the channel to convert from the Composite channels in the Channels panel e. These have the eye and pencil icons on the right. Right click on the channel of the same color among the channels listed with the original image’s name e. Choose Create Grayscale Layer. The new layer will appear above the original layer. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Sign up for a new account in our community.

Already have an account? This is long — my questions start in the third big paragraph. It should translate well to other image processing programs msrgulis as AP.

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I find his approach so persuasive that if I had the time I would get PS to pursue it. Right now, I need some help applying some basics to AP. Two fundamental tools that Margulis discusses at length are curves and channel mixing. A minor issue is that he displays curves with dark on the right, whereas AP only shows dark on the left. These can be compared by mentally or physically rotating the curves degrees.

PS has a one-click control to flip them. Channel mixing does not translate so well. Creating this layer from existing channels seems to involve only a couple of phohoshop. But this does not work in AP, which seems to be set up only to blend two layers, not create a separate one.

This has got to be trivial but reading Apply Image help does not seem to help. Also it appears that the equations operate in only one color space, while PS allows blending cyan with RGB. Can someone help me see if my task can be done in AP? The Classic Guide daj Color Correction 5th ed.


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Somewhat pricey, but good value. I bought second-hand copies of the first book and the first edition of the second. One lacked the CD. I have not read the third, but there is plentiful information available online, including videos for most chapters.

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. I would like to see what Affinity can do with channels.

For anyone that runs Photoshop as well as Affinity Photo here is a link to his Picture Postcard Workflow Panel See the link for Videos in my sig, and scroll down to the Channels section Photo and Designer, latest non-beta versions. I’m just reading up on Dan to get a fast forward on your questions. The Apply Image Command” on the page http: Adjust the blend mode. Incidentally, the preceding post’s reference to PP5 should include Chapter 8 as well as Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up marguis a new account in our community.

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