1. Color by the Numbers

Instructor Kevin Ames

1. Color by the Numbers
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Digital photography files, at their most basic, are made up of numbers. These numbers help applications like Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom see brightness values and darkness values. In this video, join instructor Kevin Ames as he walks you through how the bit depth of an image impacts how it is viewed by photo editing applications.


1. Color by the Numbers 3:26
2. Using Color Reference Charts When Shooting 3:05
3. Reference Charts for Perfect Exposures in Photoshop 3:34
4. Setting a Custom White Balance on Set 1:05
5. Dealing with Color Cast in Lightroom 2:15
6. Reference Charts for Perfect Exposures in Lightroom 2:47
7. Sharpening & Lens Corrections in Lightroom 2:26
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Kevin Ames
Kevin has served on and as Co-Chairman of the Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA) Digital Imaging Committee. He is a Craftsman, a Certified Professional Photographer, and an Approved Photographic Instructor. These degrees are from from PPA. Currently he is a member of the board of directors of the American Society of Media Professionals (ASMP) Atlanta / Southeast chapter.