Make dull colors in photos more intense with the Saturation and Vibrance sliders in Adobe Lightroom CC.

What you learned:  How to use the Vibrance and Saturation sliders to control color intensity

The Saturation slider

In the Color panel, use the Saturation slider to adjust the color intensity of all of the colors in the photo. Saturation is an absolute adjustment; it affects all colors equally.

  • Drag to the left to decrease saturation or to the right to increase it.

The Vibrance slider

The Vibrance slider adds saturation to a photo, but it does it in a smarter way than the Saturation slider. Vibrance is not an absolute adjustment; it protects already saturated colors and colors typically found in skin tones.

  • Drag to the left to decrease saturation or to the right to increase it.

 

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09/21/2018

Presenter: Jesus Ramirez

Photographer: Jason Miller

Photographer: Cody York Photography

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