Making washed out colors pop with Vibrance


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Making washed out colors pop with Vibrance

When you have an image that's got some muted colors in it, maybe all the colors are muted or just certain colors are muted, like in this image. There's some nice color in the greens, but the pinks, and the reds and the flowers here, they are a little bit flat and don't have a lot of color to them. So, what I want to be able to do here is increase the saturation of those particular colors. Now, you might think to go to Hue/Saturation to do that. Let's go use a Hue/Saturation Adjustment layer, and we'll take that Saturation slider over to the right. You can see there's a problem, right away. I mean, yes, you're using the Master slider here. It's set to Master, and I'm increasing the Saturation.

So, that means the saturation of all the colors in the image are increasing at the same time. You can see you're getting some pretty drastic and ghastly colors very quickly, even with just a modest shift of that Saturation slider. So, I'm not going to use Hue...

Making washed out colors pop with Vibrance
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Making washed out colors pop with Vibrance provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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