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Photoshop® CS5 for Nature Photographers: A Workshop in a Book by Josh Anon, Ellen Anon

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Chapter 7. Color Adjustments

Color often creates strong emotional reactions, drawing you into a photo or making you pass it by. Expressive images with the most impact use color wisely to direct our attention and elicit reactions. Nature photographers have more choices to make about the colors in their images than do most photographers. Other types of photographers must maintain neutral colors, but we nature photographers are often looking for color casts, such as the warm glow of early morning light. Although we're often trying to create as natural-looking an image as possible, we also have a great deal of latitude to modify colors to make our images more expressive.

Chapter Contents

  • Recognizing Color Casts

  • Removing Color Casts

  • Adding a Color Cast ...

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