Desaturation 90 - Photography Contest [63 entries]

Troubles of a Traveler Picture

Winning entry, with a score of:
71.4%
Contest goal:

I want to see any photo with the saturation turned down to -70%. It takes the colors to a pale looking shade and almost old-timey looking shot. See if you can come up with the most creative shot that is most appealing and not just any photo that is good. Sometimes it takes that extra creativeness to snag the viewer's eye.

Should have been -70%

The saturation effect should be done to the entire photo and not just selected channels.


Required level: 5+ or higher.
Status: finished. Check out the winners below!
Suggested by: MnMCarta

Contest Moderator: Contest description has been updated. It should have read -70% ( 5 years and 1084 days ago )
jeaniblog: Title is still wrong though.. ( 5 years and 1082 days ago )
solkee: Would be nice if the original image was placed in the SBS so that the desaturated image can be compared. In some images it isn't all that apparent. ( 5 years and 1081 days ago )
friiskiwi: I agree ( 5 years and 1081 days ago )
solkee: Would be nice if the original image was placed in the SBS so that the desaturated image can be compared. In some images it isn't all that apparent. ( 5 years and 1081 days ago )
poetress59: Question...or help needed....in my program in the saturation menu the photos are at 100, I have dropped it to 70...have I done this right or should I drop it to 30 and then it will be 70% desaturated. I was looking at other entries and the SBS and I think I did it wrong. ( 5 years and 1081 days ago )
poetress59: Question...or help needed....in my program in the saturation menu the photos are at 100, I have dropped it to 70...have I done this right or should I drop it to 30 and then it will be 70% desaturated. I was looking at other entries and the SBS and I think I did it wrong. ( 5 years and 1081 days ago )
friiskiwi: Looking at your images, you have now got it right. ( 5 years and 1081 days ago )
CMYK46: Just my humble opinion, but I think posting the original images in the SBS should have been mandatory, as Solkee suggested. ( 5 years and 1080 days ago )

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Troubles of a Traveler - created by dem90


Troubles of a Traveler
Favs: 3SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 1/63Score: 71.4% (50)14311 views

(5 years and 1081 days ago)


Half Blown - created by riady


Half Blown
Favs: 2SBS: 1Hi-resRank: 2/63Score: 71.1% (43)8640 views

A half blown furry flower (5 years and 1079 days ago)


I thee smell - created by MnMCarta


I thee smell
Favs: 1SBS: 1Hi-resRank: 3/63Score: 69.1% (35)6736 views

(5 years and 1077 days ago)


Shy - created by friiskiwi


Shy
Favs: 3SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 4/63Score: 68% (27)5982 views

(5 years and 1084 days ago)


Ring - created by Nator


Ring
Favs: 0SBS: 1Hi-resRank: 5/63Score: 67.9% (22)6585 views

(5 years and 1081 days ago)