sat·u·ra·tion (saCHəˈrāSH(ə)n/) noun
the state or process that occurs when no more of something can be absorbed, combined with, or added.
I don’t know about you, but I love playing around with saturation. Over-saturation can take your image from the normal to the unreal. Under-saturated images can create the feeling of nostalgia or, when combined with heightened sharpness, a gritty, urbanized texture. Whether you prefer one over the other or like your images to have a more realistic, at the moment feel, saturation is an important tool to have in your post-processing arsenal of abilities. Have fun this week playing around with levels of saturation. In your post, include before, middle, and after photos.
IN A NEW POST CREATED FOR THIS CHALLENGE, SHARE PHOTOS WITH DIFFERENT LEVELS OF SATURATION.
Everyone is welcome to participate, even if your blog isn’t about photography.
Here’s how it works:
- Each week, I’ll come up with a theme and post a photo that I think fits. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Thursday, when the next photo theme will be announced.
- To make it easy for others to check out your photos, title your blog post “A Photo a Week Challenge: (theme of the week)” and be sure to use the “postaday″ and “Photo a Week” tags.
- Come back here and post a link to your image in the comments for this challenge.
- Follow nancy merrill photography so that you don’t miss out on weekly challenge announcements.
40 thoughts on “A Photo a Week Challenge: Saturation”
Great idea! I also like playing around with saturation. It can really make a difference.
An interesting prompt this week. Great photo to start with and the different edits brings out something different in each one.
Great samples. I doubt if mine are as good, but here is my attempt.
Saturation can make such a difference. here’s my try https://dailymusing57.wordpress.com/2015/02/26/a-photo-a-week-challenge-saturation/
Hi Nancy. Finally, my new computer arrived yesterday and I now have access to all my old pictures thanks to a backup drive! Love this challenge. Here are my attempts to meet the “Saturation” challenge.–Judy
Your photos really made me think, I had not thought in those lines:) Thanks.
Here is my entry https://lordofsick.wordpress.com/2015/02/27/a-photo-a-week-challenge-saturation/
Here is my contribution for your challenge
Hi Nancy, liked your photos as saturation worked here. In my case I found the original one better- https://amaltaas.wordpress.com/2015/02/27/a-photo-a-week…nge-saturation. What is your opinion and suggestions, please let me know.
Hi Nancy , loved your pictures with different levels of saturation …Here is my entry :
your challenge was the trigger, to start first experiences with this technique. Here are my first results: http://cubusregio.com/2015/02/27/a-photo-a-week-challenge-saturation-farbsattigung/ – cubus
Interesting edit: https://geriatrixfotogallerie.wordpress.com/2015/02/27/a-photo-a-week-saturation/
I love the progression. It really shows the meaning of saturated and the difference between more and less saturation in a photograph. Thanks!! And thanks for being such a gracious hostess.
I have a slightly different take on Saturation, Nancy… https://jaspasjourney.wordpress.com/2015/02/27/riding-the-niagara-rapids-in-a-jetboat/
For a pop in color: http://3rsofretirement.com/2015/02/28/a-photo-a-week-challenge-saturation/
Fun challenge! This is my first time participating. Looking forward to visiting everyone. Thanks! http://offshoots12.com/2015/02/28/saturation/
Here is my take on saturation: https://lumar1298.wordpress.com/2015/02/28/a-photo-a-week-challenge-saturation/
That’s an interesting challenge. Here is my take: https://shutterbuglady.wordpress.com/2015/03/01/a-photo-a-week-challenge-saturation/