Removing a color cast


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Removing a color cast

A photo can sometimes have an unwanted predominant color, which is called a Color Cast. And that colorcast often comes from the light under which the photo was shot. For example, if you shoot under fluorescent lights indoors, your photo may have a greenish cast. And it's typical to see a bluish cast in snow and in fog, as you see in this photo. The Remove Color Cast command is the most direct way to correct a colorcast when you're working in the Full Edit Workspace. Before I apply the Remove Color Cast command to this photo, I want to diagnose the colorcast, because sometimes colorcasts are hard to see.

To do that I am going to open the Info panel from the Window menu at the top of the screen, and in the Info panel, I am interested in this top left quadrant, which will report the amount of red, green and blue under my cursor in the image. I am going to get the Eyedropper tool from the toolbox and move my cursor over the image. Notice that in that top left quadrant, the value of ...

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 Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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