Chapter 22. Repairing Color Photos

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Color Retouching

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Editing a Picture’s Content

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Last hour, we worked on some black-and-white pictures that needed help. This hour, we’ll do the same with color pictures. In Photoshop, you can adjust the colors to restore a picture that’s faded with age or that has too much red, green, or some other color in it. You can compensate for slight-to-moderate underexposure or overexposure. You can take the red out of a person’s eyes or the unearthly green out of a cat’s eyes. You can even create scenes that never were by adding objects from other images and by modifying what’s there. Don’t like the blue shirt ...

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