November 23, 2007
For those abounding on Flickr and other similar sites, here’s a few looks that are currently popular and easy to create with Lightroom:
Let’s start with our base photo:
To get a muted look, start by adding Vibrance and removing Saturation. As Vibrance only saturates colours that are not already saturated, we can effectively remove saturation in a controlled way by applying Vibrance and removing Saturation. I use +50 Vibrance and -50 Saturation as a starting point. Change it to taste from there.