Summary – The previous two posts illustrated the use of CEP’s two most useful filters – used one at a time. Today’s post shows the effect of the combined 1-2 punch. For images captured correctly in the camera, using these two together should be all of the post processing needed 99% of the time.
Previous CEP contrast filter posts
Almost every image requires contrast adjustments
Color contrast, Tonal contrast, or both
The two CEP filters described previously
When used in combination
Will do all that’s needed almost every time
Do yourself & your images a favor
Spend some time learning how to use them
Mouse rollover – to bring the image to life
As Easy as 1-2
You don’t even need “3”
If there’s too much “pop”, no problem
Dial it back to suit your taste using filter opacity sliders
Click to enlarge
These are the 1st two filters in my most used custom recipe
Here’s that recipe
Filters are in the order, top to bottom, in which
They are normally applied
As noted in the screen shot
Every filter’s settings are at their
Off or neutral value at the start
Click to enlarge to a readable size
Most of the recipe’s filters are not used on every image
They’re kept in the recipe for access convenience
Of course, other filters can be added
Shift-Click on a filter in the filter list
Read how here –
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