Correcting Lighting, Color, and Clarity
In This Chapter
Navigating the Histogram panel
Adjusting lighting, color, and clarity
Working with the Smart Brush tools
If you’ve tried the quick automatic fixes on your photos but they didn’t correct the photos to your satisfaction, this chapter should be of some help. Fortunately, Elements offers multiple ways and multiple levels of correcting and enhancing your images. If an auto-fix doesn’t work, elevate to a manual fix. Chances are good that if you can’t find the tools to correct and repair your images in Elements, those images are probably beyond salvaging.
Correcting Your Images the Logical Way
- Crop, straighten, and resize your images, if necessary.
- When you have the images in their proper physical state, correct the lighting and establish good tonal range for ...