Understanding Vibrance and Saturation


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Understanding Vibrance and Saturation

Before we begin to work with our Vibrance and Saturation Controls, I want to spend a couple of minutes in demystifying how these controls actually work. Now one of the controls that we typically know about is Saturation. That makes sense, right? If we increase the Saturation amount, we have more color. If we decrease, we have less color. What's actually happening here? Well, if we step back for a second and take a look at the color that we have in this demo file, you'll notice that these colors are muted, and they become more and more colorful, or bright and saturated there.

As I click and drag this to the right, it's a uniform increase in the color saturation. In other words, this color bar here was saturated as was this one, and it kind of paid attention to where the color was and then boosted that from there. In other words, this is linear, and it adds color in a uniform way across the file. Okay. Well let's double-click this slider here to take it back to 0. What about...

Understanding Vibrance and Saturation
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Understanding Vibrance and Saturation provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6

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