Author: Vince Fraser
Vince Fraser is a freelance digital illustrator and designer based in London, who has worked for clients including British Airways, PC World, BBC and T-mobile. He has ten years’ experience in the field of digital arts.
This tutorial by one of our favourite photographers, Tigz Rice, covers how you can use Color Range selections in Photoshop to specifically select skin tones from your image – and then use this remove or reduce red hues from your model’s skin.
Whilst redness can be caused by a number of natural factors, this is also a particularly handy technique for reducing the results of fake tan, which often appears as orangey-red in photographs.
Once you’ve mastered this technique, you can also use selective colour ranges to add contrast, accentuate highlights, or fully replace colours.
Time to complete
Photoshop CS6 or later