Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Removing a color cast, part of Photoshop Elements 11 Essential Training: 2 Editing & Retouching Photos.
A color cast is an overall wash of a particular color that comes from the…lighting in which a photograph is shot.…Sometimes a color cast can make a photo look unnatural, or when the subject of a…photo in something like food, a color cast can make it downright unappealing.…So let me show you how to quickly and automatically neutralize a color cast in a photo like this.…Here in the Expert Edit workspace, I'm going to go up to the Enhance menu and…down to Adjust Color and over to Remove Color Cast.…That opens this dialog, which tells me that to correct the color cast in the…photo, I simply have to take this Eyedropper Tool and use it to click on…something in the image that I think should be either gray, white, or black, in…other words, something that should be a neutral color.…
I will try clicking on one of the spots in this piece of cheese.…Now that did remove the warm color cast that I started with, but I think it's…gone too far in the other direction.…Now some of the cheese looks blue.…So if I don't like the result that I get with my first click, I'll…
- Arranging the panels and interface
- Cropping and resizing photos
- Creating new layers
- Refining selections
- Hiding content with a layer mask
- Using adjustment layers
- Correcting color, lighting, and contrast
- Converting a color photo to black and white
- Creating a panorama from multiple photos
- Retouching blemishes and wrinkles
- Making adjustments in Camera Raw
Skill Level Beginner
1. Expert Edit Basics
2. Working with Layers
3. Using Selections and Masks
4. Correcting Photos
5. Using Photomerge
7. Processing in Camera Raw
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