No, hue means shade of color.  Green, red, blue, etc.

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[mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Gert Cuykens
Sent: Thursday, December 09, 2004 5:18 PM
To: David Neary
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Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] difference between brightness and saturation

On Thu, 9 Dec 2004 23:07:25 +0100, David Neary <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi Gert,
> 
> 
> 
> Gert Cuykens wrote:
> > what is the difference between brightness and saturation ?
> 
> saturation is a measure of how vivid a colour is, brightness is a
> measure of its brightness :) so a deep green would be both dark
> and saturated, whereas a light leaf green is perhaps not so
> saturated, and brighter.
> 
> To see the difference, use the color picker in HSV mode, and
> change the S and V sliders independently (Value and Brightness
> are very closely related).
> 
> Cheers,
> Dave.
> 
> --
>        David Neary,
>        Lyon, France
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> 

thx 

What does contrast and lightness do then ?
Hue mean sunglasses right ?




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