That "low contrast" look

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  1. cdnaiphoto

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    So I have been playing around and trying to get that low contrast look in my pics, not on ppl but on nature photos....I am having a hard time getting the look with it being gray? Any suggestions?

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    Low contrast will tend to make everything grayish...

    I mean, that's pretty much what low contrast is, right? Everything is pretty much the same.
     
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    You can lower the contrast and raise the saturation and then shift the hue, and it won't look gray.
     
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    Or real. :lol:
     
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    I would like this photo better if there wasn't a strange halo around the flower.
     
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    Instead of lowering the contrast, try lowering the saturation/vibrance...
     
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    Not really sure what that is...must've been something I have done in PP I suppose...
     

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