Adjust color saturation in image areas with Sponge Tool

posted 10 Jul 2011, 04:31 by Manal Raafat

**  The Sponge tool  changes the color saturation of an area. When an image is in Grayscale mode, the tool increases or decreases contrast by moving gray levels away from or toward the middle gray. 
1-Select the Sponge tool . 2-Choose a brush tip and set brush options in the options bar. 3-In the options bar, choose the way you want to change the color from the Mode menu:
  Saturate :Intensifies the color’s saturation. Desaturate :Dilutes the color’s saturation.
4-Specify the flow for the Sponge tool. 5-Select the Vibrance option to minimize clipping for fully saturated or desaturated colors. 6-Drag over the part of the image you want to modify.