How to create atmosphere, shape light and creatively color grade in Adobe Photoshop


posted Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM EDT


In his latest video for PiXimperfect, Unmesh Dinda is breaking down how to creatively color grade in Adobe Photoshop. This 30-minute tutorial covers the complete process of creative color grading, including a special blend more to help you make images with beautiful, dynamic light.

It is difficult to capture images with a lot of atmosphere, and even if you are successful, you may still want to add a bit more atmosphere during your post-processing workflow. Shaping light is a great skill to add to your repertoire. To follow along with Dinda via his notes and download the sample image he uses, click here.

In the video below, Unmesh goes through six general steps: creating atmosphere, creating warm highlights, creating shadows, adjusting light, creating a light source and stylizing the image. For more videos like this, head to the PiXimperfect YouTube channel.

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