Photoshop has a main purpose, to act as a tool to correct photos and touch up anything that might be a bit off. Every single photo could be enhanced to look a lot better. The camera captures the picture at an exact moment but that means there could be quite a few factors playing into how the final image comes out. The lighting in the room could be off, the background colors could be messing with the overall image in the picture even though it didn’t show that way in person, every little thing plays a role in the final product. That’s why color correction is so helpful. You can fix what went wrong in the first attempt and make sure all the colors are playing their part to make the picture look its absolute best.
If you have never heard of color correction or used the tool, you probably haven’t been on the internet too long. It can be difficult to get the right balance when starting with color correcting. The final result should be a picture that looks cleaner and better while still looking natural and real. Most people take it a bit too far and end up with an image that is obviously tampered with and it ends up distracting from the photo itself.
Here are some tips if you are trying to figure out color correction for yourself: