Vivid, Linear, and Pin Light (and Hard Mix)


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Vivid, Linear, and Pin Light (and Hard Mix)

In this exercise, we're going to visit the remaining Contrast modes that is Vivid Light, Linear Light, Pin Light and Hard Mix. Now, I was saying that Overlay through Hard Light, they all apply different variations on the Multiply and Screen mode. So there are different multipliers going on inside of each one of these equations, but they're based on Multiple and Screens. So you're multiplying the darkest details, screening the lightest details, that changes once we move over to Vivid Light. So Vivid Light is assigning color burn to the darkest details and color dodge to the lightest details and as a result, not surprisingly, I don't think if we understand how color burn and color dodge work, we are getting a more translucent effect for one thing, so were not getting quite as much opacity as we got out of hard mix and we're also expanding the contrast of the effect and we're seeing these overly saturated color values as well.

Now, if you want to rein in the colors a...

Vivid, Linear, and Pin Light (and Hard Mix)
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Vivid, Linear, and Pin Light (and Hard Mix) provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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