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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Getting Better Automated Color Correction

Photoshop has had two automated color-correction tools for some time now: Auto Levels and Auto Contrast. They’re both pretty lame. And back in Photoshop 7, Adobe introduced Auto Color, which is much better than either Auto Levels or Auto Contrast; but here, we show you how to tweak Auto Color to get even better results, all with just one click.

Step One.
Open a photo that needs correcting, but you don’t feel warrants taking your time for a full, manual color correction using Curves.

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Step Two.
Go under the Image menu, under Adjustments, and choose Auto Color to apply an auto correction ...

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