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7.5K Points

Thu, Mar 31, 2011 8:30 PM

Implemented

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Lightroom/Camera Raw: HSL controls for adjustment brush and gradient tools

The addition of HSL controls for the adjustment brush and the gradient tools would be a wonderful advancement and offer LR another great feature set that I'm sure would come in handy for the vast majority of Lightroom users.

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513 Messages

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11.1K Points

4 years ago

Well, it is already working is it not? In Capture One Pro, that is.

If the mountain won't come to the prophet, then the prophet should just choose another mountain.

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172 Points

4 years ago

Definitely agree that the ability to mask HSL would be of tremendous value.  The original suggestion was made 5 years ago, so it's beyond time to get it done!

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394 Points

4 years ago

Wow 5 years!? Do we need to call the cops or the national guard? This is a state of emergency! Every one that's on this thread keep posting and make this thread trend. 5 years? Damn! That's like what photoshop cs3?

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130 Points

4 years ago

Yes.  Please add this enhancement, guys.  Isn't Lightroom for professionals and their photo editing workflow?  This is a pretty basic part of a photo editing workflow.

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326 Points

4 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Adding HSL to the range of Brush adjustments would be a powerful addition to LR. ....

Why have to go outside of LR when the capabilities are right there!

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124 Points

3 years ago

Adjustment Brush should definitely include: HSL, and Vibrance! I believe it's coming soon because the performance improvements seem to be kicking in. 

Champion

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5.9K Messages

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104K Points

The Saturation slider already does Vibrance when moved in a + direction. And you can get pretty close to HSL by using the new Color Range Mask to select a color and Exposure/Temp/Tint/Saturation to adjust.

Victoria Bampton a.k.a. The Lightroom Queen

www.lightroomqueen.com

Author of Adobe Lightroom Classic - The Missing FAQ and Adobe Lightroom - Edit Like a Pro books.

31 Messages

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442 Points

Hi Victoria, I'm a bit puzzled. I thought that Vibrance is selective saturation on the muted colors, and conversely, saturation is aggressive vibrance. So technically, is there a way to achieve the vibrance via an adjustment brush?
The only hack I know to achieve this, is to export two layers to PS, (one with vibrance and one without) and then apply a selective mask, save and then return to LR. 

Champion

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5.9K Messages

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104K Points

Saturation increases saturation equally, whereas Vibrance increases the saturated of lower-saturated colors more than highly saturated colors, so it protects skin tones.

The local adjustment Saturation slider is slightly misnamed. It does - Saturation in a negative direction and + Vibrance in a positive direction.

Victoria Bampton a.k.a. The Lightroom Queen

www.lightroomqueen.com

Author of Adobe Lightroom Classic - The Missing FAQ and Adobe Lightroom - Edit Like a Pro books.

31 Messages

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442 Points

Thanks, I wouldn’t have been able to guess that from the name. Been frustrated often, having tried to combine variations of the global slider with the local slider.
Not sure if there’s an open ticket somewhere for Adobe to rename the saturation adjustment or at least provide a tool tip.

Champion

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5.9K Messages

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104K Points

I don't remember seeing one. I think I've only been asked a handful of times in the last 10 years. The name's just a bit long to put the whole info on there. It's like the Noise Slider doesn't actually ADD noise, and the Sharpness slider does a mix of unsharpening and blurring in a negative direction. It's probably in some help files somewhere, and it's definitely in my books.

Victoria Bampton a.k.a. The Lightroom Queen

www.lightroomqueen.com

Author of Adobe Lightroom Classic - The Missing FAQ and Adobe Lightroom - Edit Like a Pro books.

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2.2K Points

3 years ago

Here is something I posted to another thread...

Colour and Range mask are a step towards what I'd like!
However what I would really like is to have the HSL tool tab available with the adjustment brush and for example "paint" the sky and then adjust the Blue Saturation and Lightness. (gives great skys) However when you do this globally you often get bad artefacts in (blue) shaded areas of buildings.
Capture One does this really well, however (for lots of reasons mostly speed of workflow) I only use it when tethered.
<https://www.phaseone.com/en/Products/Software/Capture-One-Pro/Tutorials.aspx?data-lightbox-path=sZ9Zx5cFv2g>
This will give some idea of what would be nice!

Come on Adobe, we are paying more now then ever before and the rate of (useful) development is worse than before
Peter

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66 Points

3 years ago

I really really miss  local HSL adjustment on the brush tool. It would save me so much time...

I use Lightroom exclusively - and need to export images to other software just for this feature.

I'm looking around to move away from Lightroom just because of this :(

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916 Points

3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled using several hsl panels with masks.

hallo,
it would be nice, like on1 photoraw, to be able to stack several HSL tuning, one for sky, another for foliage,... and for each, have a luminosity mask or a color range mask and brush out/gradient out to remove effect.
a single HSL panel doesn't allow to process a zone without interfering on another one.
lightroom cannot manage several panels in a stack so perhaps we could find a way by putting HSL in a local adjustment instead of fixed panel.


marc

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82 Points

2 years ago

To be able to change hsl on brushed areas would keep in the system.  Itd be great if adobe could implement this now. Its easy to do this in capture one rather than the LR PS smart object work flow that it currently requires. 

55 Messages

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916 Points

2 years ago

hallo,

DXO photolab seems to have integrated this feature now !

Look how ON1 does that :
https://www.on1.com/blog/on1-short-clip-correct-color-on-landscape-photos/
Luminar and Topaz have similar features
I really wonder why i continue using Lightroom in develop.It takes years to Adobe to have basic features.
Remember in the past when Capture NX2 was so powerful while Lightroom 3 was still a toy.
best regardsmarc

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494 Points

2 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled HSL in adjustment brush, gradient and radial please!!!.

I can't think of the countless times I have wished for HSL adjustment features in Lightrooms adjustment brush, gradient and radial tool. It seems almost unnatural not having this option since it's already there globaly and since it would give us even more control of color rendition in our work. This would be a great step up and bring Lightroom on par with some of the other major editing programs.

So please Adobe, listen up and put this on your top priority list :-)

Kind regards, Steen

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60 Points

2 years ago

7 years and this is still not implemented.  Spent a good bit of time yesterday trying to figure this out thinking i was doing something wrong, but nope its just not a feature.  

This really does need added  HSL for brush adjustments would speed editing up tremendously. 

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394 Points

2 years ago

This would never get implemented. But support for libraraies are. Damn adobe really listens! NOT!

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112 Points

2 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled We need HSL for filters & brushes.

It's mad that Adobe still haven't added the ability to adjust HSL for specific areas via the brush and filter tools. Even FREE web based editors like Pixlr have this feature! This needs adding ASAP