Correcting color with the eyedroppers


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Correcting color with the eyedroppers

One of the things that happens quite often in photography is we take an image, we're really excited about the photograph, then we open it up in Photoshop, and it just doesn't look right. There is some kind of a color shift, or a color problem. Well, one of the things that we need to start to do is to begin to identify color problems. One of the ways that we can do this is by using our Eyedropper tool and also what's called the Information panel. Well, let's go ahead and open up the Info panel. We can do so by navigating to the Window pulldown menu, and then by selecting Info.

Now the interesting thing about this is that there are some numbers here: RGB and CMYK. As I hover over the image, it's going to show me the values for those different areas. Well, one of the things that we know about digital imaging is that if we have equal amounts of Red, Green and Blue, we have neutrality. So let's take a look if this is neutral. Let's do that by setting a Sample Point. We...

Correcting color with the eyedroppers
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Correcting color with the eyedroppers provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers

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