Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Painting in a color fix, part of Photoshop CS6: Restoring Photos.
I've seen more than my fair share of color problems in older photos, and this …is a very good example of the type of problems that I run into from time to time. …I'm not sure if this was caused by damage after the print had been placed into a …photo album or if perhaps there had been some light leakage on the original …transparency, the original negative. But whatever the cause, I have this …orange blob over on the left side of the frame, and I'd obviously like to correct …that color. You can see that that discoloration is …not affecting the texture in the photo. We can still see, for example, the grass …texture back here. It's only affecting the color.…
So, I'm going to alter the color in the photo in order to improve the result. …I'll start off by adding a new layer. I'll click on the Create New Layer button. …The blank sheet of paper icon at the bottom of the Layers panel. …And then I'll rename this layer, simply by double-clicking on the name for the …layer and typing something new. I'll just type Color Fix, for example, …
- 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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