The Essential Adjustments: White Balance

If you’ve ever taken a photo indoors, chances are the photo came out with kind of a yellowish tint. Unless, of course, you took the shot in an office, and then it probably had a green tint. Even if you just took a shot of somebody in a shadow, the whole photo probably looked like it had a blue tint. Those are white balance problems. If you’ve properly set your white balance in the camera, you won’t see these distracting tints (the photos will just look normal), but most people shoot with their cameras set to Auto White Balance, and well...don’t worry, we can fix it really easily in Camera Raw.

Step One:

On the right side of the Camera Raw window, there’s a section for adjusting the white balance. Think ...

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