PSE 101: Easy Color Correction


If you’ve played around with PSE at all, you’ve discovered there are lots of ways to adjust the color in a photo. One of my favorites, though, is Adjust Color For Skin Tone. If there’s a face in the photo, it provides a VERY easy and quick way to adjust the color of the entire photo.

First go to Enhance>Adjust Color>Adjust Color for Skin Tone:

If you move off the Adjust Color box, you’ll see an eyedropper.

Use it to click on a spot on the person’s face; you’ll see an instant improvment. If you play with the other sliders, you can get additional improvement. In this case I slid the Color Temperature to the right, to make it warmer. The result:


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