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Split Toning. Before & After.

2013-05-16 17:40:00 GMT

Split toning is a powerful technique originating in film photography to tint the highlights and shadows.

The Split Tone tool gives you creative control over the Hue and Saturation of your highlights and shadows. Use the sliders to adjust the balance of tones in the highlights and shadows of your photos. Split toning allows you to add a creative element to RAW conversion and non-destructive editing in ACDSee Pro 6.

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To adjust the Highlights & Shadows
1. In Develop mode, select the Tune tab.
2. Drag the sliders to apply colored highlights and shadows as described below.

Note: you can right-click a slider to reset to the default value.



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Adjustment Options
Highlights

Hue: Drag the slider to the right to select a highlight color.
Saturation: Drag the slider to the right to increase saturation of the color in the highlights of the image.



Shadows

Hue: Drag the slider to the right to select a shadow color.
Saturation: Drag the slider to the right to increase saturation of the color in the shadows of the image.

Balance

Drag the slider to the right to emphasize the highlight color; drag the slider to the left to emphasize the shadow color. For example if the slider is set to the maximum at 50, then full emphasis is applied to the highlight color; if the slider is set to the minimum -50, then full emphasis is applied to the shadow color.

Note: You can save your settings as a preset for future use.

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