Have you ever wondered why the photos you take come out yellow? This yellow comes from the ambient light given off by light bulbs. There are ways to fix this. First increase your ASA or ISO on your camera to 800-1000. This raises the light sensitivity of the camera allowing for a faster exposure time, letting the flash do its work and not the surrounding lights. (This also allows everything to be in focus) The second way is to go to a camera store and buy a blue gel. Put that over your flash when this yellow problem occurs and shoot normally. Blue is the opposite of yellow thus neutralizes the ambient yellow and you have a clean color shot. The third option is in Photoshop. Using color balance - adding in cyan and blue (this takes out red and yellow their opposites) then going to hue and saturation - editing the yellow - desaturate and then lighten. There are other ways but this seemed the best to get across fast. You will get very close to the way it should have looked with the correct ASA.
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This blog is of my day to day experience as Art Director of Evers & Co. Real Estate located in Washington, DC. The topics are dealing with photography, design & marketing, including insight through my many years in the design field.