Control color intensity in the Basic panel Lightroom 4


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Controlling color intensity in the Basic panel

Continuing the photo processing work flow in the Basic panel of the Develop module, let's take a look at enhancing color with the Vibrance and Saturation sliders that are down at the bottom of the Basic panel in this section called the Presence Section. Many photos can benefit from an increasing color intensity. Sometimes, but certainly less often, you might have a photo that looks better with color intensity turn down a notch. Both the Vibrance and the Saturation sliders affect the intensity, or you might say, the vividness of color in the photo but they do it in different ways.

With vibrance, offering a more subtle and usually more pleasing effect than saturation does. I suggest you give both these sliders a try and then choose the one that does the best job on a particular photo. There's almost never a reason to apply them both. In this photo, I've already adjusted the white balance and the tonal controls. The photo was taken in pretty bright sunlight so I'...

Controlling color intensity in the Basic panel
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Controlling color intensity in the Basic panel provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Lightroom 4

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