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Old 09-19-2016, 09:53 AM
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color cast

this photo was taken with the camera inadvertendly set for flourescent lighting. I've tried everything I can think of to correct the color. Any suggestions?
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Old 09-19-2016, 10:15 AM
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Re: color cast

It was too large to upload. Here's the dropbox link
https://www.dropbox.com/s/cuqgmxcovp...0copy.jpg?dl=0
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Old 09-19-2016, 11:24 AM
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Re: color cast

Did you shoot raw are you stuck with a JPEG?
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Old 09-19-2016, 12:59 PM
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Re: color cast

stuck with a jpeg.
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Old 09-19-2016, 01:02 PM
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Re: color cast

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this photo was taken with the camera inadvertendly set for flourescent lighting. I've tried everything I can think of to correct the color. Any suggestions?
Would help to know what color the wall is suppose to be. The skin tone doesn't look that bad. You could open the file in CR and adjust for color temperature, or try the Photo Filters under Image/Adjustments.
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Old 09-19-2016, 01:43 PM
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Re: color cast

TBH, it is not clear what you are looking to correct. The whites and blacks look acceptable and the skin tones ok. Perhaps a touch more contrast for pop?

The only thing that I can see that might jar is the boys fluorescent appearing T shirt - is this the correct colour?
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Old 09-19-2016, 02:14 PM
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Re: color cast

The scaled down version doesn't look all that bad, but the full resolution image has a color cast. Sometimes it appears yellow, sometimes red, and sometimes green. Can you direct me to a tutorial that might help me improve the color? Yes, that is the correct color on the boy's T-shirt!

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Old 09-19-2016, 02:38 PM
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Re: color cast

Is your monitor calibrated?
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Old 09-19-2016, 02:41 PM
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Re: color cast

What is throwing you off is that yellow cast form the boys shirt on the wall. get rid of that, and it'll look much better.

Also, man is a bit magenta, and woman is a bit cyan.

EDIT! I get it, this is because you had two light sources ,a light bulb, and a flash. Still, remove yellow from those wall shadows. Man I love that effect, I shot an editorial with colored shadows couple of years back.
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Old 09-19-2016, 04:16 PM
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Re: color cast

Using a brand new 27" iMac with retina display. Color is awesome! Skoobey, I'll try to isolate the magenta and cyan and see what happens. Guess I was looking for an easy fix!
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