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Old Mar 28, 2005, 11:56 AM   #1
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Can anyone give me a brief on how do you use WB in Photoshop 7?
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I wasn't aware that Photoshop 7 had a white balance control. I always used selective color, but hue and saturation is probably easier if it will do what you need.

I have a plug-in called Power Retouche that has a white balance control. It is faster but I still often use selective color. It is easier to just mess with selective color or hue rather than have someone try to explain it.

You can also use color channels and levels, but it is harder to see the end result before you recombine the channels. I think that is the approach that some advanced users take though.


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Image-->Adjustments-->Levels

then use the white and black eye droppers to click on the parts of an image that should be white and black usually does it for me
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I use the histogram sliders in adjustments/levels

Once in a while I use the eyedropper, but be careful of the area you chose.
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White balance is a color adjustment. I don't think you can do that in levels without adjusting the separate color channels. That is difficult because you can't see the end result until you recombine them.

Auto levels seems a little more sophisticated than just moving the white and black points. Sometimes it can correct a little white balance problem. But if you shot in fluorescent lighting with the white balance set on tungsten you will have to do more than auto-levels. And just moving the sliders or using the eyedropper in levels isn't going to change the color balance.

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