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Vangie Beal
Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:57 am

In color, the word tint is used to reference how light a color is. Shades are derived from a combination of hue and white. For example, red, when saturated with white creates a tint of pink. Contrast with shade.

Recommended Reading: Webopedia’s The Science of Color and the Digital Camera Quick Reference.