The Dramatic tool is a creative option that lowers saturation and increases contrast, helping to achieve a gritty cinematic look in your photos, similar to the darkroom technique “Bleach Bypass.” It is often used in stylized fashion shoots, urban images, or grungy athletic portraits.
- Amount. The Amount slider controls the total intensity of the added effect.
- Local Contrast. Adds a more targeted contrast adjustment to the finer details of the image.
- Brightness. Darkens or lightens details in the image. Often useful for bringing out details in areas like skies.
- Saturation. Controls whether colors become washed out or more saturated.