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 in the faces, you might end up with a bluish skin tone as in this photo. When you are working in Elements Full Edit Workspace, the most direct way to correct a problem like this with skin tone is using the Adjust Color for Skin Tone command. Before I apply that command, I am going to make a copy of the photo layer, so that I am preserving my original photo. I will do that by right-clicking or Ctrl+Clicking on the Background layer and choosing Duplicate layer, and clicking OK.

With that Background Copy layer selected in the layers panel, I am going to go up to the Enhance menu, and go down to Adjust Color, and I am going to choose Adjust Color for Skin Tone. That opens this dialog box, which I will move over this way. What I love about working in Elements is that many of the dialog boxes tell you e...

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 Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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