HSL Color Tuning

HSL Color


Create high range and natural color transition manipulations.


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Available exclusively as a pro adjustment within Topaz Studio.

Naturally enhance and change image hues, saturation levels, and lightness.

HSL Color Tuning allows for very high color range changes across ten color bands and smooths artifacts for a natural color transition. Achieve natural edges unlike ever before.

HSL, Supercharged.

HSL Color Tuning allows users to manipulate and completely control the hue, saturation, and lightness of images. Unlike other HSL tools, Topaz Studio HSL Color Tuning provides more than the standard three adjustments. Along with the ability to edit and manipulate the hue, saturation, and lightness, users may also sharpen or soften image details, suppress artifacts, and change the sensitivity of the color range within the image.

Intense or Delicate.

The high range of adjustment possibilities allows users to create artistic visions yet is delicate enough to make completely natural and flowing changes within images. The ability to suppress artifacts allows for smooth and natural color transitions and edges, no matter how extreme the change may be.

Compare how the same changes to the Original Image effect the edges and image artifacts in three different products: Lightroom, Photoshop, and Topaz Studio.

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HSL Color Tuning Introduction

From delicate and natural color changes to strong and surreal manipulations, HSL Color Tuning allows you to bring artistic visions alive with natural color transitions and flexible options. The possibilities are endless, bound only by your imagination!

HSL gives you the power to harness the full spectrum of color possibilities in your images. With 10 different colors bands, 3 color controls, 3 artifact controls, and the Topaz Studio full range of masking options, you can customize and manipulate colors to suite any need.

The sliders and what they do:

1. Color Bands:
Select the overall color spectrum to manipulate the entire image or select any of the 9 individual color bands for localized color changes.

2. Hue:
Shift the overall or selected color hue with the widest range available in an HSL tool. Take images from dull or dreary to vibrant or surreal with just the slide of a control.

3. Overall Saturation:
The built in saturation control allows you to increase or decrease the color saturation within the image.

4. Overall Lightness:
Make the overall image as light or as dark as you need.

5. Details:
The details slider allows you to pull out details or soften your image.

6. Suppress Artifacts:
Smooths artifacts for a natural and organic color transition, no matter how extreme your changes are.

7. Color Sensitivity:
Expands the color range selection to expand or narrow the affected areas of color change.

Try the HSL Color Tuning Adjustment free for 30 days!

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