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Chapter 6. The Color of Money: Color Cor... > Color Correcting One Problem Area Fa... - Pg. 180

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Color Correcting One Problem Area Fast! This particular technique really comes in handy when shooting outdoor scenes, because it lets you enhance the color in one particular area of the photo (like the sky or water), while leaving the rest of the photo untouched. Real estate photographers often use this trick when shooting home exteriors to make it look like the sky was bright and sunny when they took the shot (even though the weather doesn't always cooperate). Here you'll use the technique to make the grayish sky look blue. Step One: Open an image containing an area of color that you would like to enhance. In this example, we want to make the sky blue (rather than gray). Go to the Layers palette and choose Color Balance