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Adobe adds Color Grading tool to Lightroom and Camera Raw

Adobe adds Color Grading tool to Lightroom and Camera Raw
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Adobe has revealed that it is working on an all-new Color Grading tool, which will allow advanced color control over images in Lightroom Classic, Lightroom CC, and in Photoshop's Adobe Camera Raw. 

The new tool will be a replacement to the existing Split Toning tool – and will provide an advanced color grading solution which will give editors distinct control over the hue of shadows, highlights and midtones. New color wheel interfaces allow you to tweak hue and saturation values independently in each of these three brightness bands.

The Color Grading tool draws inspiration from the Lumetri Color Panel in Adobe Premiere Pro video editing software – allowing photo editors to give a particular cinematic look and feel to their images.

Revealed in a sneak peek video by Pei Ketron from Adobe's Lightroom team, more details of this new feature are expected to be announced during the free Adobe MAX Creativity Conference which this year takes place online 20 – 22 October, 2020.

Last week, Adobe also revealed that a new AI Sky Replacement feature would also be a new feature in the next Creative Cloud update.

Lightroom's new Color Grading tool (Image credit: Adobe)

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