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Color Correcting Images

Last updated Mar 14, 2003.

There are many factors that can cause color problems in a digital photograph. Light (or lack of), time of day, surrounding objects, and many other circumstances all affect the color of a photograph. Adobe Photoshop is the standard application for color-correcting these types of images. Using its wide variety of tools, you can adjust color balance, saturation, and contrast very easily. This section will show you the most common types of problems you’ll face and how to fix them to make your photos look their best.