Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Correcting color contamination, part of Photoshop Elements 10: Quick Fixes.
In this lesson, I'm going to share with you a technique for quickly resolving …what I refer to as color contamination in an image. …This is common in situations where some sort of object has protruded into the …scene between the lens and the subject. But it's so close to the lens that it's …rendered completely out of focus. So out of focus that you can actually see …through that object. That happened here, and you can see that …whatever this green object is, I'm able to see through it and see the texture of …the donkey below. In other words, all I need to fix is the …color, not the tonal variations, in this area of the image.…
To get started, I'm going to choose the Brush tool from the toolbox, and then …I'll check my settings on the Options bar. …I want to make sure that I'm painting with a soft-edged brush, so I'll click …the Brush pop-up and choose one the Soft edge options. …And then I'm going to adjust the blend mode for the brush. …Right now, I have it set to overlay, because I was recently dodging and …
- 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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