Color Correcting Digital Camera Images

Ever wonder why the term “color correction” gets thrown around so much? That’s because every digital camera (and even most scanners used for capturing traditional photos) puts its little signature (i.e., color cast) on your photos. Most times it’s a red cast, but it can also be blue or green. Don’t get me wrong—they are getting better, but the color cast is still there. Here’s how to help combat those color problems in Elements:

Step One:

Open the digital camera photo you want to color correct.



Step Two:

Go under the Enhance menu, under Adjust Lighting, and choose Levels (or press Ctrl-L ...

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