Video tutorial: Match tone and colour in Photoshop

This is a simple, layered workflow for matching one image to another. The first thing you’ll need to do is load your unprocessed image and the image you’re trying to match it to into Photoshop CS6 (or any version back to 3), then set up a workspace where you can compare them side by side on separate layers.

It doesn’t matter if we have to resize the images to make them fit, because we’re really just finding the settings that will work. Curves layers are particularly powerful for controlling tone and colour. In fact, there’s very little you can’t do with them, apart from Selective Color processing.

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