Join Janine Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Color Variations, part of Photoshop Elements 9: Scanning and Restoring Photos.
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Removing a color cast is like stripping paint off a piece of furniture.…You are removing the top coat to reach the original color underneath.…A feature of Photoshop Elements 9 that makes stripping the color cast easier…is called Variations.…Variations require you to eyeball the results, but it's not as hard as you might think.…Variations isn't an adjustment layer, the changes happen on the photo itself.…So be sure to duplicate the layer by using keyboard shortcut, Ctrl on a PC,…Command on a Mac + J.…
Double-click on layer 1 and we'll rename our layer.…I'll name this one Variations and click Next to it to accept the change.…With your Variations layer selected go up to your Enhance menu, down to…Adjust Color and in the pop-out menu go to the bottom where it says Color…Variations and select.…The Variations dialog contains a before and after image to gauge your progress…and little thumbnails that show you step -by-step what increasing or decreasing…certain colors will do to your photo.…
There's also an area where you can select the area of the image to adjust,…
- Determining equipment needs
- Scanning negatives, slides, and film
- Importing photos in Photoshop Elements
- Adding captions, keywords, and Smart Tags
- Adjusting contrast
- Fixing fading with Threshold
- Making automatic fixes with guided edit
- Removing dust, spots, and texture with the healing tools
- Repairing rips and tears
- Sharing restored images
Skill Level Intermediate
Scanning Techniques for Photography, Art, and Designwith Taz Tally6h 53m Intermediate
Photo Restoration with Photoshopwith Janine Smith3h 53m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Importing and Organizing Your Photos
Adding captions and notes2m 47s
3. Fixing Faded Photos
4. Fixing Color Cast
5. Removing Dust, Spots, and Texture
6. Fixing Damaged and Torn Photos
7. Sharing Your Restored Images
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