Color Correct Bad White Balance

How To : Color correct in Photoshop to compensate for bad light

Once you've adjusted the levels of a photo, the next thing you want to do is color correct. The Photoshop techniques used here compensate for bad AWB (auto white balance) settings on point and shoot cameras, or in situations where you had less than ideal light.

How To : Correct white balance in Final Cut Pro

In this Final Cut tutorial, Richard Harrington discusses what to do to correct your film when you shoot footage with the wrong white balance setting. This is a common problem if you step outside after shooting inside and you forget to rewhite balance. Richard uses the three wa ...more

How To : Correct white balance in Photoshop

This informative video tells you how to use the variations panel in Adobe Photoshop to correct color issues in your photo. Too much yellow in your picture? Learn how to use the variations setting to instantly fix this with the corresponding opposite color. With simple clicks a ...more

News : Color Correct in Camera w/ Shane Hurlbut, ASC

Color Correction: Put Your Best Foot Forward via Hurlbut Visuals My first experience with the 5D DI color correction was for the Terminator Webisodes produced by the Bandito Brothers through Wonderland Sound and Vision.  McG asked me to be the Director/Cameraman for these al ...more

How To : Batch automate in Photoshop

This how-to video produced by Photoshop Universe gives step-by-step instructions on how to batch automate a process in Adobe Photoshop. With this tutorial you'll be able to learn to correct white balance, enhance colors, resize, and save for the web whole folders' worth of ima ...more

How To : Adjust white balance in Aperture

Aperture's white balance adjustment helps you improve the quality of colors in your images, correcting for a camera that wasn't properly calibrated for the lighting conditions under which it was used.

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How To : Use Color Corrector in Sony Vegas Movie Studio

Bill Myers gives an easy guide to using color corrector in Sony Vegas and Movie Studio. Correct problems with white balance, green cast, and other color problems when editing video. You will need to have a licensed version of Sony Vegas to use the color corrector plug-in. Fin ...more

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How To : Set proper white balance on a video camera

When a scene is filmed, problems can occur in the final outcome of a scene if the white balance is not set correctly. If the white balance is off, a scene may look too orange, blue, or the color is just off in general. This video tutorial shows how to set the correct white bal ...more

How To : Fold a Pentakis Dodecahedron

Math Craft admin Cory Poole provided quite a few recipes for sonobe models in his blog, and I followed one to make the pentakis dodecahedron here. I wasn't that happy with my first result because the colours kept on coming out wrong—i.e. two of the same colour next to each ot ...more

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The freezer section at your local grocery store may have plenty of popsicle flavors, but they're mostly going to be the same old fruit-flavored varities you've been shoving in your mouths for years. None of those will truly get your tastebuds rolling like some creative homemad ...more

How To : Correct white balance in Picasa

This video shows you just how simple it is to correct white balance on images in Picasa. Correct white balance in Picasa. Click through to watch this video on flickr.com

How To : Improve a Digital Photograph in Apple's Aperture

Meet Aperture 3.1.1, Apple's powerful photo post-production tool with the Amazing Shrinking Price Tag. First released in 2005 for $500, Aperture is now available in the Mac App Store for a measly $79.99—a price reduction of 83.67%! That means a lot of new buyers and, as a resu ...more

How To : White balance in Camera Raw in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Need to correct the white levels of an image after the fact using Adobe Photoshop CS5? This clip will teach you what you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself wit ...more

How To : Create a split tone effect in Photoshop

This video demonstrates the split tone effect in Photoshop. A split tone effect makes a picture look more rustic by changing the tones. First, add an adjustment layer to the picture by opening the channel mixer window. Select Monochrome and adjust the RGB values to create a bl ...more

How To : Dodge & burn non-destructively in Photoshop

Photoshopuniverse teaches you how to use the Dodge and Burn tools in a non destructive manner, in Adobe Photoshop. Dodge makes things lighter. Burn does the opposite. The problem is that this is destructive operation. Use the Brush tool at 20% opacity. Create a new layer with ...more

How To : Fix colorcasts in Photoshop CS2

This Adobe Photoshop tutorial covers using adjustment layers in Photoshop CS2 to help out a badly desaturated photo from the early '70s. Learn to use Photoshop levels, curves and color balance tools to color correct and fix faded old photos.

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Scanner photography + sandwiches = Scanwiches (simply put: "scans of sandwiches for education and delight"). The web-famous Tumblr is the invention of Jon Chonko, a NYC-based designer at thehappycorp global. Chonko's process, via Gizmodo: "I clean the glass at the end of eac ...more

How To : Color balance in Final Cut Pro

This video tutorial is in the Software category which will show you how to color balance in Final Cut Pro. Open a video clip in which you want to do color balance. Double click on it, click effects > video filters > color correction > color corrector 3-way. Click the "color co ...more

How To : Color correct with effects in After Effects CS4

This Adobe CS4 tutorial gives you an introduction to color correcting in After Effects CS4. You will learn how to color correct footage using effects. Learn how to adjust hue and saturation and color balance in this After Effects CS4 tutorial. Color correct with effects in Aft ...more

How To : Correct and enhance images in Photoshop

In this lesson, learn how to correct and enhance images with regard to exposure, contrast and color balance in Photoshop. The differences between exposure and contrast are discussed in detail along with tips on how to make less than perfect images look better.

How To : Control white balance on your Nikon D80 D-SLR camera

Want perfect color from your Nikon digital SLR? Then get familiar with setting something called the 'white balance' for better pictures. Watch this photography tutorial video to learn how to control the white balance on your Nikon D80, and your pictures will immediately improve.

How To : Set a custom white balance with a Canon 40D

This video shows how to set a custom white balance with a Canon 40D camera. Whether you have fluorescent, yellow tungsten, or camera white light, you will still get a good picture with the custom white balance. The video shows pictures taken with the different lighting and dif ...more

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How To : Color correct in After Effects

In this video tutorial, Jerzy Drozda Jr (aka Maltaannon) demonstrates how to change the look and feel of your footage easily with his new, useful CustomEffect for color correction in After Effects. His tool is a wrapper around Adobe Color Balance plugin and you can get it from ...more

How To : Choose wall paint colors

Looking to spruce up your living room or bedroom? Learn to combine a vivid imagination with good paint sense to choose the right colors for your walls and feel good about your surroundings. You Will Need: • Knowledge about each room • Paint • Poster board Step 1: Think about ...more

How To : Get crisper colors for your amateur film making

This video focuses on improving your video's general color thanks to the feature known as white balancing. Every camera white balances differently, so check your camera manual to find out how yours works. When you white balance using an 18% gray card (like the one used here ...more

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White: the first thing comes to my mind when I see light white is an angel, I think that this color represent the good side of everyone, the angel form of a person, sometimes you can see someone and look at him like he is a real angel, what a wonderful feeling, and even someon ...more

How To : Color correct your images in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Color correction is a color adjustment you can take advantage of in Adobe Photoshop to alter the balance and contrast of color in a photo or other image. This tutorial shows you how you can take a shaded image and bring out the color and detail in your project.

How To : Shoot wedding photography like a pro

In this video, we learn how to shoot wedding photography like a pro. Start off by having the wedding party in front of a clear background. Try taking their picture outside with trees and a clear sky in the background behind them. Use the surroundings to add a special touch to ...more

How To : 5 Apartment Improvements You Can Do in an Hour

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How To : Make a Banner for a Lightweight RC Plane

I decided to make a quick banner for my RC plane. It was basically free, but you might need to get a few materials if you don't have them. My plane is a Hobbyzone Champ, which is a hardy but tiny plane, weighing only 1.3 ounces with the battery. My how-to is modeled after this ...more

How To : Make Sure Your Dinner Party Is a Success

Holiday dinners can be the same every year, but many are starting to switch it up, making new traditions and getting a new dining experience for everyone at the table. It’s not unusual to see sweet potatoes on an Easter dinner menu or lamb at Thanksgiving dinner. Some people ...more

How To : Create Lunar New Year inspired tiger eyes

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a realistic looking cut using cinema makeup. This is a great look for a new year or holiday look that you want to make yourself look more unique and stand out! First, take a brow pencil and redefine your brows so they are darker and mor ...more

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