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Chapter 6. The Color of Money: Color Cor... > Adjusting RGB Flesh Tones - Pg. 174

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Adjusting RGB Flesh Tones So what do you do if you've used Curves to properly set the highlights, midtones, and shadows, but the flesh tones in your photo still look too red? You can't use the "getting-proper-flesh-tones-for-a-printing-press" trick, because that's only for CMYK images going to press. Instead, try this quick trick for getting your flesh tones in line by removing the excess red. Step One: Open a photo that you've corrected using the Curves technique shown ear- lier in this chapter. If the whole image appears too red, skip this step and go on to Step 3. However, if it's just the