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The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Color Correcting Digital Camera Images Step One: Open the RGB photo you want to color correct. (The photo shown here doesn't look too bad, but as we go through the correction process, you'll see that, like most photos, it really As far as digital technology has come, there's still one thing that digital cameras won't do: give you perfect color every time. In fact, if they gave us perfect color 50% of the time, that would be incredible; but unfortunately, every digital camera (and every scanner) sneaks in some kind of color cast in your image. Generally, it's a red cast, but depending on the camera, it could be blue. Either way, you can be pretty sure--there's a cast. (Think of it this way: If there weren't, the term "color correction" wouldn't be used.) Here's how to get your color in line: