Advanced Contrast

Gain control over contrast by tonal range.

With this simple yet powerful filter, you can create a more detailed and dramatic image. Adjust and accentuate different aspects that affect the overall contrast of your photo. Add more dimension to your photos to make them stand out!

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Filter controls

Highlights, Midtones, and Shadows

Use the Highlights, Midtones, and Shadows sliders to refine the amount of contrast in each zone. Dragging to the right increases contrast.

Balance Highlights, Balance Midtones, and Balance Shadows

Use the three Middle sliders to define the midpoint for each zone. This allows you to refine which area is treated as a Shadow, Midtone, and Highlight.

Matt Suess

Pro Photographer

Matt Suess is a full-time professional fine art photographer & educator based in Bozeman, MT & Scottsdale, AZ. A career that has now spanned 27 years, Matt teaches field & classroom workshops as well as online video courses including his Mastering Luminar online course. You may have seen some of his live webinars with Skylum already. If not keep an eye out for more in 2017.

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