Color is so big for us photographers. Color and light are our primary mediums in creating our picture. So, when a picture is off in color tones, for example too dark or yellow/pinkish, it can really affect how we view the photograph overall. There are a few simple steps in adjusting the color of your photos in Photoshop. Here are the start and finish results, before and after color correction, side by side. Quite a difference huh?!
Here's a video explaining some simple Photoshop color correction tips.
What We Did:
- Create a layer copy of your original (great for comparing before and after)
- Neutralize unwanted color tinting using Color Balance
- Use Curves to brighten up dark scenes
- Replace Color can change off-white to true white colors when needed
Do you adjust color within your images? If so, how do you do it?
(Screencast: Leela Cyd Ross)