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Anyone try the new 'Texture' silder in Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom?

Discussion in 'Retouching and Post Processing' started by Jonathan F/2, May 17, 2019.

  1. Anyone try the new 'Texture' silder in Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom? These aren't the best example, but I find I can increase the clarity slider, without getting too gritty by toning back the texture slider. Probably works better for portraits, but I wanted to see how it works for other types of scenes!

    Shot with the Nikon D750 + Sigma 15-30mm EX DG:
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    190512_Sigma_FLARE_PHOTOS_FRIOLO_001 by Jonathan Friolo, on Flickr

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  2. Growltiger

    Growltiger Administrator Administrator

    I have not yet tried it, but from what I have seen the idea is the exact opposite, i.e. you can decrease the Clarity slider and increase the Texture slider, giving a more natural result.
  3. I tried it both ways, definitely prefer the texture down, and clarity up.
  4. Capture One has a Structure slider that works similarly to the LR Texture slider. Negative structure helps smooth skin. Positive structure provides more detail akin to sharpening, but with a more natural look.
  5. Butlerkid

    Butlerkid Cafe Ambassador Moderator

    Apr 8, 2008
    Rutledge, Tennessee
    Very similar to the Clarity slider. To the right improves fine detail/contrast. To the left softens.....
  6. DXO has some very good micro adjustments for skin and texture. My usual workflow for portraits had me process raws through ACR and then finish off the images in DXO Filmpack. With the new texture slider, I might be able to skip using Filmpack altogether, but I need to shoot some portrait work to verify.
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