In today’s lesson, I will teach you how to detect and avoid over saturation in your color images. Saturation is like salt, it’s necessary for colors to pop, but too much of it or used in the wrong place and you can ruin your images rather quickly.

We are going to talk about a new technique I developed that uses the Vibrance Adjustment layer and the Difference Blend Mode. With this technique, you can assess your colors and use it to modify your saturation PERFECTLY! Strap yourselves in, you are in for a treat!


00:00 Introduction
00:30 Blake’s Superhero origin story
01:07 The technique
02:57 Deep dive look at the technique
03:24 Difference Blend Mode Explained
05:19 Vibrance Slider Explained
06:58 Analyzing Saturation
09:18 Portrait Demo
11:29 Breakdown of Technique

Blake Rudis
f.64 Academy and f.64 Elite are the brainchildren of Blake Rudis. While he is a landscape photographer he is most passionate about post-processing images in Photoshop and mentoring others.

For Blake, it is less about the art and more about the process. He dives deep into difficult topics and makes them easy to understand through his outside the box thinking.
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