Using Color Balance


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Using Color Balance

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to neutralize a colorcast using the Color Balance Command, which offers the advantage of being available as an Adjustment layer. In the next exercise, I'll show you what I consider to be a more satisfactory command variation. However, you have to apply it as a static adjustment. I've gone ahead and opened this image called Tough boys.jpg. It is of course my two boys as captured in the cabin of a cruise ship. And the image photographed under incandescent light is too warm. What I need to do is cool it down.

So take it away from the reds and the yellows and so on. And I'm going to do that using Color Balance. So I could either go up to the Image menu, choose Adjustments and choose the Color Balance Command right there. Or my preferred way of working is to go over to the Adjustments panel here, and click on this little guy. I don't think that icon could possibly make any more sense. It's obviously a balance. Go ahead and Alt+Cl...

Using Color Balance
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Using Color Balance provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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