How to photo edit underwater pictures - the basics
5 - altering vibrancy - usually adding more colour (to the muted colours)
increasing vibrancy essentially increases the intensity of muted colours - not all
usually we have lots of muted colours when snorkeling - corals, algae, sponges, rock, rubble
Photo edited without vibrancy
If your photo-editing software offers this, try it out. Vibrancy is like saturation, except
vibrancy is more selective and affects muted colours more than already intense, strong colours.
Photo edited with vibrancy
At 30% have overdone the vibrancy to show what it does. The fish's blue, white and yellow have
strengthened but the dull green background, pinks and left coral colours have strengthened more.
The left-hand picture below is:- + colour balance + 10% contrast
Altering the vibrancy is simply a matter of dialling more or less vibrancy in, using a scale or similar.