Correcting skin tone


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Correcting skin tone

It's sometimes difficult to reproduce skin tones accurately in a photograph. For example, although it's a good idea to shoot a portrait in the shade so that you get a full range of tones, you might end up with bluish skin tones as in this photo. When you are working in Elements Full Edit workspace, the most direct way to correct a problem like this is with the Adjust Color for Skin Tone command. This command is not an adjustment layer, so before I apply it I'm going to make a duplicate of the background layer that contains the photo by right-clicking on the Background layer in the Layers panel and choosing Duplicate Layer.

I'll click OK and I'll make sure the Background copy layer is highlighted. Now I'm going to go up to the Enhance menu at the top of the screen and down to Adjust Color, and I'm going to choose Adjust Color for Skin Tone. I'm going to move the Adjust Color for Skin Tone dialog box over to get a better view of the image in the document w...

Correcting skin tone
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Correcting skin tone provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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