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  • Last Updated : 08 Aug, 2019

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
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera

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