Colour Manipulation?

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  1. Garrett

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    I took two pictures yesterday of the same subject one it nearly filled 66% the screen and the other nearly 50% both time near enough centre of the picture.
    On looking at the pictures afterwards the second ones colour's were too strong, but the first the composition of the shot was not quite right can I alter the colours of the second to match exactly the colours of the second using Photoshop Elements?
    See attachments of a small part of the pictures below the first is too strong in colour.
     

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  2. Northerner

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    Is this what you want to achieve? Just fiddled about with the lightness (not brightness) and saturation controls. You can acess them from the "Enhance" menu on Photoshop
     

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    Cheers :smashin: .
    I have just tried it and can get it very near the only thing it seems to lighten the blacks down a bit.
    Is there anyway to bring them back up without altering the rest of the picture?
     
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    OK - now you need the Brightness/Contrast from the "Enhance" menu.

    this time I've raised the CONTRAST every so slightly but try it yourself to see if you can get the desired effect
     

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    Try leaving the brightness, contrast, hue.... etc. settings alone and tweak the levels or curves.
     
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    Would recommend Curvemeister (at www.curvemeister.com) as a nice, to must have, plug in for Elements, it's available as a "try out".
     

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