The Sponge tool


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The Sponge tool

I'm going to go ahead and save my progress so far as Dodged and burnt.jpg, right about now we should think about addressing some of the saturation problems inside of this image that have newly popped up, thanks to our use of the Dodge and Burn tools. And we can address some of that saturation using the Sponge tool right here, so go ahead and select it from the fly- out menu, or press my DekeKeys, keyboard shortcut of N and notice that by default it's set to Desaturate, Flow in this case, instead of Exposure, it's set to 50%, same deal though, you can press the '0' key to change it to 100%, you can press 1 for 10% and so on.

I'm going to set it to '2' for 20%, because we really don't want to do too much work too quickly, you can either adjust Vibrance, that is either Desaturate or Saturate the image, using Photoshop's Vibrance function, and you may recall that that helps the colors that need help the most. Or you can just work with Flat Saturation, ...

The Sponge tool
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The Sponge tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
Software:
Photoshop
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