How do you change a colors of an object in Photoshop?

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Is there a quick way to change a specific colour in an image? I don't mean, for example, selecting an object in the image and changing the colour of the object which can involve masking, etc. What I want is a quick way to change the bokeh or part of the bokeh of an image to a more pleasing colour. Maybe something like using the colour picker or eyedropper tool to select a specific hue in the image and to be able to change every colour with that exact range of values ( hex number)? Not sure I've explained it very well. But I'm looking for something more specific than just playing with the colour sliders - I want to be able to select the exact colour for out of focus areas of my image.
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christoph pfaffenbichler, Champion

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Have you tried using Select > Color Range?
Otherwise could you please post an example (the source image and the intended result)?
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Another idea is that you could simply add another layer above your current image on which you paint with a color.  Use that to recolor the object in question BUT set the layer's type from Normal to Color or something else, in order to maintain the underlying textures.  It's pretty quick and easy as well as non-destructive.

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David
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Thanks for your replies. I'll certainly have a play with these ideas next time I'm processing an image as My PS knowledge is pretty basic to say the least. I'm also probably a little ahead of what software is currently capable of, lol!