Saturation level of images can be easily increased or decreased on-the-fly. This can be done by setting the
effect parameter to
e_saturation in URLs). Saturation levels can be customized by specifying the saturation percentage, either positive or negative.
Here's an original image uploaded to Cloudinary:
The following examples modify the color saturation of the image. A negative saturation value will reduce color saturation while a positive value will increase it.
Here's an example of increasing the saturation level by 60%:
Here's an example of decreasing the saturation level by 60%:
Decreasing the saturation level by 100% generates a grayscale version of the image:
Not specifying the saturation level, increases color saturation by the default level of 80%: