Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Correcting a strong color cast, part of Photoshop CS6: Restoring Photos.
The older a photographic image is, the more likely it's going to be damaged in …some way by the elements. In this particular example, this image …was taken from a print, the original negative had been lost, and that print …had been displayed in a photo album. That was a little bit damaging to the …photo, more than likely the adhesive was a little bit acidic, but whatever the …cause there was a significant color shift in the photo. …When you have a very strong color shift there is a quick technique that can help …to dramatically alter that color very very easily.…
Let's take a look at how it's done. I'm going to start off by creating a Copy …of my Background Image Layer. So I'll Drag the Thumbnail for the …Background Image Layer down to the Create New Layer button, the Blank Sheet of …Paper icon at the bottom of the Layers panel. …I then want to find the average color for this layer, because when we have a very …strong color cast, that average color will basically equate to the actual color …
- Choosing your source image
- Adding metadata
- Image restoration strategy
- Working with layers
- Evaluating before and after
- Tonal and color adjustments
- Image cleanup
- Adjusting detail
- Saving the master image
- Creating a print or online version
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Tonal Adjustments
3. Color Adjustments
4. Targeted Tonal and Color Adjustments
5. Image Cleanup
6. Adjusting Detail
7. Finishing Up the Image
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