Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Basic color boost, part of Photoshop Elements 10: Quick Fixes.
When the color in a scene is part of the reason you captured the image in the …first place, very often, you might want to boost those colors to give them a …little bit more impact. Here, I have a photograph of the Golden …Pavilion in Japan, and I'd really like to boost those golds and greens to give the …image a bit stronger effect. To apply that adjustment, I'm going to …use Hue Saturation, and so I'll choose Enhance > Adjust Color and then Adjust …Hue Saturation. This will bring up the Hue Saturation …dialog, and as you can see there are several sliders here that we can work with.…
The Hue slider will shift all of the colors around the color wheel. …This can produce some very interesting results, but in most cases, it's not a …result you're going to use for a photographic image. …So, I'll set the Hue Value back to 0. Similarly, lightness is not usually …something you'd apply to a photographic image. …Increasing will cause a white cast on the image and decreasing will cause a black …cast on the image. And in most cases, that won't look all …
- Importing images
- Basic quick fixes in the Organizer
- Opening images in the Editor
- Lighting improvements
- Color improvements
- Removing distractions
- Applying a soft focus effect
- Replacing the sky
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Lighting Improvements
3. Color Improvements
4. Removing Distractions
5. Getting Fancy
6. Closing Thoughts
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