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HDR: overly enhance detail.

Surrealistic: enhance each RGB channel separately using the two sliders.

Go Wild: enhance an image multiple times.

Subtlety: mix in a percentage of the original image with an overly textured or artistic image.

More on how Lucis lets you peer into the highlights and shadows of your image simultaneously.

Technique #1: Add contrast and color to low-contrast images using Split Channel mode. The image on the left was taken on a foggy day so contrasts are low and the colors are muted. Details

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Technique #2: Add interesting texture and detail to an image by drastically modifying one channel in Split Channel mode. Details

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Technique #3: Often the best final results come from combining one or more different Lucis images, or elements from one or more Lucis images. In this example I created two versions of the image, one with vibrant color patterns and the other with extreme detail. Then I used opacity and layers in Photoshop to combine the two Lucis images. Details

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Technique #4: This Usage Tip describes how to use the Enhance Detail and Smooth Detail sliders to reveal contrast patterns in your image. Details

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Technique #5: How to use Split Channel mode to create patterns in each RGB channel so the Lucis-processed composite image is very artistic and colorful. Details

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Technique #6: Describes how to best enhance image contrasts and detail, including HDR effects, using Split Channel mode in Lucis. Written by Van Brollini, Tucson, AZ. Details (a pdf).

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Technique #7: Describes the various ways a desaturated color image (or a grayscale image where the mode has bene changed to RGB color) can be tinted with color using Split Channel mode. Details

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Technique #8: Describes how to create a faux pencil look. Developed by Tom Caldwell, Coffs Harbour, Australia. Details

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