Using Auto features to correct images is all well and good, but you can manually adjust an image to create exactly the color and emotional impact you want.
Look Up Tables (LUTs) have historically been used in the film industry to set color tone. Here you can learn how to use LUT’s in your own work!
In this Photoshop tutorial Andrei shows how he put together Toward the Dark. Watch as this piece is built up using multiple images of the same model and lots of images of fabric. Then, see how the dramatic lighting is created to match existing lighting, using overlays and blend modes.
In the tutorial All Hallows Eve a day time scene was transformed into a night scene using Color Range and various blending and blur effects. Color Range is a useful option for altering the tone of an image in selected regions that share a similar range of colors.