Canon EOS 5D Review
Image parameters (contd.)
Color saturation adjustment
Saturation adjustment allows you to control the strength of color in the final image. At the -4 setting you get quite a muted color response but this could be useful for post-processing, anything above +2 can lead to color channel clipping. Each step produces an approximate 3% change in saturation, hence +4 = +12%.
Color tone adjustment (hue)
Color tone subtly adjusts the hue of the image, a negative setting makes red tones appear more blue/purple, a positive setting makes them appear more yellowish. Each step equates to an approximate 4% hue shift, hence +4 = +16° hue shift.
|Color tone||50% crop|
Black & White mode
Inherited from the EOS 20D is the in-camera Black and White feature. In this mode you can choose the B&W filter and toning effect in addition to contrast and sharpness. The sample below was produced from a single RAW file converted by Canon RAW Image Task with different B&W settings (the same result as taking multiple shots in each B&W mode). In addition you can also add toning to these filters. Place your mouse over the label below the chart to see that image.
|Ballerina Symmetry by Kukla|
from Canon - Specific Equipment Challenge
|Champagne by AM91210|
from Black and white minimalist
|Shark by PRFoto|
from Vehicles in Urban Environment
|Eat dust 0318 by jetals|
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