Nov
30

Adapt colour and tone with Viveza

by
Rebecca Greig

Take control of colour using this popular plugin

Adapt colour and tone with Viveza

Viveza by Nik Collection is a free plug-in to use in either Photoshop or Lightroom. It’s quick to install and comes packed with helpful features for editing the contrast, tonality and colour of your images. The interface has been designed for ease of use and efficiency. For example, tweaking specific parts of an image without the need for masking is as simple as placing a Control Point and altering sliders. Edits can be applied globally or locally, making it easy to balance out an image’s exposure, add in more colour or warm up an image in no time at all.

Adapt colour and tone with Viveza

1  Locate adjustments Press E to expand the sliders under Global. Increase Saturation and Warmth to add colour, as well as Structure and Contrast to add impact to the exposure.

Adapt colour and tone with Viveza

2  Control Points Insert Control Points using the Add Control Point icon. Each Control Point has an area that’s resizable by adjusting the top slider within the Point.

Adapt colour and tone with Viveza

3  Duplicate Points Copy a Point by holding the Opt/Alt key and clicking and dragging to a new position. This will retain the exact settings applied to the first Point.

Adapt colour and tone with Viveza

4  Re-edit globally Use the Levels and Curves adjustment to alter brightness and contrast. Select Brush to apply Viveza as a new layer with a mask into Photoshop.

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