I want to talk about exposure, but I also want…to note that exposure doesn't live in a vacuum.…So sometimes you have to do a couple…things before you actually get to work on exposure.…Let me show you what I mean, because…I'm sure that statement sounded a bit goofy, right.…(LAUGH) Okay.…Let's, here we have a shot.…Right.…And so we're looking at it.…We know that there's something odd about the exposure here.…It's not quite right.…I feel like it's a little over-exposed or feels flat.…Something's wrong, so we're looking at the histogram, and the histogram looks pretty…okay, and look at we're spiking here. Well, that's not really the object…that's creating the spike right here on the right side, that's The backdrop.…
We're showing a little bit of the white box there.…So, I actually need to crop this image…before I can really start thinking about exposure.…So we're going to do that.…Let's going to go ahead and crop it, we're not going to do any…sort of constraining here, we're just going to do just a nice clean crop.…
- Evaluating the image quality before editing
- Making sure the color is accurate
- Determining the most effective color
- Working with highlight recovery
- Targeting areas for sharpening
- Adjusting the background
- Changing the color of objects
- Round-tripping with Photoshop
- Converting to black and white with Silver Efex Pro
- Applying effects
Skill Level Intermediate
1. The Basics
Deciding how much to crop3m 34s
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