Applying Quick Fix color controls


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Applying Quick Fix color controls

The Quick Fix workspace offers several controls to help you quickly adjust color in your photos. The simplest of the color controls in Quick Fix is the Auto button here on the Color panel. Clicking the Auto button can sometimes reduce what's called a Color Cast, an unwanted predominance of a particular color across a photo. For example, in this photo taken in a museum, the color of the artificial light in the environment created an overall orange colorcast. To try to reduce or eliminate that colorcast, I am going to click on the Auto button in the Color panel of Quick Fix, and that did a pretty good job with just one click.

Quick Fix tried to neutralize the color in the dark areas, in the bright areas, and in the mid-tones of the photo. But the trouble with the Auto button on the Color panel is first, that it doesn't give you much control over the result, and second, it doesn't always create a result you are going to like. So for example, I have another image open in the Proj...

Applying Quick Fix color controls
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Applying Quick Fix color controls provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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