Removing a color cast


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Removing a color cast

The color temperature of the light in which a photo is taken can cause a color cast or an overall unwanted tint to the photo. For example, if you take a photo in an office building with fluorescent lighting you may get a green color cast or if you take a photo of snow outdoors it may have a blue color cast. In this case, I took this photo in mixed lighting indoors and the white balance control on my camera was fooled. So I ended up with this gold color cast. Now, sometimes it's not exactly clear to the naked eye what the color cast is.

You can see that there's something off, but you can't see exactly what. In that case, you can measure a color cast by the numbers. To do that I'm going to open a panel called the Info panel. I'll go to the Window and choose Info. The top left quadrant of the Info panel can display the RGB color values in a color. RGB stands for Red, Green, Blue which is the color mode of color photos here in Elements. I have been the Move tool selected an...

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 9 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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