Enhance photos with the Clarity, Vibrance, and Saturation controls Photoshop Elements 10


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Enhancing photos with the Clarity, Vibrance, and Saturation controls

I think of the bottom section of Camera RAW's Basic panel as the icing on the cake controls. Clarity, vibrance, and sometimes saturation can make a well processed RAW image look even better. The Clarity slider is my favorite; it can really make an image pop. Here's this little squirrel that we adjusted in the last movie. Look how much better it looks if I take that Clarity slider, and drag it far over to the right. So here is how the image is now; here's how it was a moment ago. Again, with clarity; without clarity. I'm going to turn the Clarity back on.

What dragging the Clarity slider to the right does is enhance contrast in the midtones, which brings out more detail, and can make otherwise flat tonal areas pop. You can get a very different look from the Clarity slider by dragging it to the left, like this. This softens the midtones, and gives you this kind of diffuse glow. Try this on a portrait to give a model's skin a soft smooth glow with just this single slider. ...

Enhancing photos with the Clarity, Vibrance, and Saturation controls
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Enhancing photos with the Clarity, Vibrance, and Saturation controls provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 10 Essential Training

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