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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Color Correcting One Problem Area Fast!

This particular technique really comes in handy when shooting outdoor scenes, because it lets you enhance the color in one particular area of the photo (like the sky or water) while leaving the rest of it untouched. Real-estate photographers often use this trick when shooting home exteriors to make it look like the sky was bright and sunny when they took the shot (even though the weather doesn’t always cooperate). Here, you use the technique to make the grayish sky look blue, and make the water reflect that nice blue sky.

Step One.
Open an image containing an area of color that you would like to enhance. In this example, we want to make the sky blue (rather than gray) and have the water reflect that nice ...

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