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Real World Digital Photography, 2nd edition by Tim Grey, Seán Duggan, Katrin Eismann

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Basic Color Correction

The importance of color in images cannot be overstated. Whether it's soft and muted or bold and vividly saturated, color plays a profound role in the visual arts and in visual communication. Color is one of the most important aspects of photography for many photographers. Even if you prefer a subtle palette of pale and muted earth tones in your images, that is a conscious choice you make to communicate your vision of how your photographs should be interpreted.

Human vision is incredibly sensitive to minute changes in color, so working with color in a digital image can have a great impact on whether an image just sits blandly on a page or comes to life with a sensitive and effective use of color. In this section, we'll ...

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