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How to Color Correct in Photoshop

How to Color Correct in Photoshop

Even the best photos can be improved with some basic color correction in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to color correct images in Photoshop using the curves adjustment layer. With just a few simple steps, your photos will look more accurate and professional than ever before! So if you’re looking for a simple way to color correct your photos, read on for our tips on color correcting images in Photoshop using tone curves.

Color correct in Photoshop using a curves adjustment layer.

  1. Open Photoshop and select Create new fill or adjustment located layer at the bottom left of your screen.
  2. Select the Curves adjustment layer from the popup menu.
  3. Hold down the Option key (Mac) or Alt key (PC) and click the Auto button located beside the tone curve.
  4. Click on Find Light & Dark Colors in the Auto Color Correction Options window.
  5. Checkbox Save as defaults to set this algorithm as your Auto button default (Optional).
  6. Select OK to apply the curves adjustment layer color correction.
  7. To color correct your image further select the grey-eyedropper tool.
  8. Using the eyedropper tool select a neutral grey spot on your image to finalize the color correction.

How to color correct in Photoshop using curves adjustment layer. Guide

Steps 1 and 2.

  1. Open Photoshop and select Create new fill or adjustment located layer at the bottom left of your screen.
  2. Select the Curves adjustment layer from the popup menu.

Step 1 and 2.

Step 3.

Hold down the Option key (Mac) or Alt key (PC) and click the Auto button located beside the tone curve.

Steps 4, 5 and 6.

4. Click on Find Light & Dark Colors in the Auto Color Correction Options window.

5. Checkbox Save as defaults to set this algorithm as your Auto button default (Optional).

6. Select OK to apply the curves adjustment layer color correction.

Step 7.

To color correct your image further select the grey-eyedropper tool.

 

Step 7. How to color correct in Photoshop

Step 8.

Using the eyedropper tool select a neutral grey spot on your image to finalize the color correction.

Conclusion.

You are now an expert on how to Color Correct in Photoshop using the curves adjustment layer. Let us know if you have any questions or want more help with your photography. We’re always happy to chat about different types of presets, camera settings, and photo editing techniques. So do not hesitate to reach out for anything that will make your photos stand out online!

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