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Chapter 8. Understanding Colors and Chan... > Using the Gradient Map Adjustment

Using the Gradient Map Adjustment

The Gradient Map adjustment replaces the tonal values of the image with the colors supplied by a gradient. It's a great tool for generating special color effects. In addition, the Gradient Map adjusts the active image's colors to the colors of the selected gradient; taking the shadows of the image and mapping them to one endpoint of the gradient, and the highlights to the other point.


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