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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 in 24 Hours by Kate Binder

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Chapter 14. Adjusting Brightness, Contrast, and Color

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What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

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Adjusting image lighting and color automatically

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Fixing color problems manually

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Compensating manually for poor lighting

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Changing colors selectively

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Color can go wrong in a picture in so many ways that you’d think gremlins had been sitting around in a cave somewhere thinking of them ever since color photography was invented early in the twentieth century. In fact, the factors that affect an image’s color are pretty simple. First and foremost, there’s the ambient lighting when the photo was taken, combined with the flash, if one was used. ...

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