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The contrast() function is an inbuilt function which is used to apply a filter to set the contrast of the image. This function adjusts the contrast of the image. 


contrast( amount )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter amount which holds the amount of contrast. The value of contrast is set in terms of value and percentage. The value 0% represents completely gray image and 100% represents the original image. 

Below example illustrates the contrast() function in CSS: 



<!DOCTYPE html> 
    <title>CSS contrast() Function</title
        h1 {
        body {
        .contrast_effect {
            filter: contrast(10%);
    <h2>CSS contrast() function</h2>
    <img class="contrast_effect" src
        alt="GeeksforGeeks logo"



Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by contrast() function are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 18 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Internet Explorer not supported
  • Firefox 35 and above
  • Safari 6 and above
  • Opera 15 and above
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Last Updated : 07 Jun, 2023
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