Removing a color cast


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Removing a color cast

Depending on the light under which you shoot a photo, the photo can sometimes have an unwanted predominant color called a colorcast. For example, if you shoot in snow or in fog as you see in this photo, the result may have a bluish cast, or if you shoot under fluorescent lights, your photo may have a greenish cast. The Remove Color Cast command is the most direct way to correct a colorcast in the Full Edit workspace. Before I apply that command to this photo, I'm going to open another panel, the Info panel, which will help me to diagnose the colorcast.

From the Window menu I'll choose Info, and that opens the Info panel over here. Notice that it has four quadrants. Because this photo is an RGB color mode photo, I'm interested in this first quadrant right here. If I move my mouse over part of the image, notice the numbers that come up in that first quadrant. They tell me the relative amount of red, green and blue in that part of the image, and as I move the location of my curso...

Removing a color cast
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Removing a color cast 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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