7. 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 discern any details. Luckily, 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 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 help colors display and print accurately (also ...

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