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Photoshop Elements 4 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Craig Hoeschen

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3. Changing and Adjusting Colors

Almost any photograph can benefit from some simple color or lighting corrections. For example, you might find that a vivid sunset you photographed ends up looking rather dull and ordinary, or that a portrait taken outdoors is too dark to make out any details. Luckily, with Photoshop Elements, you’re never stuck with a roll of inferior images. Photoshop Elements provides a powerful set of color correction tools, with both manual and automatic adjustments, so that you can fine-tune your images as much as you want.

In this chapter, I’ll review Photoshop Elements’ color-correction tools and discuss which tools you may want to use, and when you’ll most likely want to use them. I’ll also show you how to make sure colors ...

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