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You're here so we can check what colour space you're working in. This is crucial to everything you do in post-processing.

Open your photo (the one you were working on when I sent you to this article) in Photoshop or Elements. You must make sure it's the ONLY photo you have open. Close all others.

Click the little black arrow at the bottom left corner and choose "Document Profile":

When you do that, it'll tell you the colour space and bit depth of your file. What does yours say?

None of the above