Understanding the changes in the revised Shadows and Highlights tool


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Understanding the changes in the revised Shadows and Highlights tool

One of the tools that Apple rewrote for Aperture 3.3 is Highlights & Shadows, and we see that brick right here in the Adjustments tab. Now Highlights & Shadows once upon a time, prior to Aperture 3.3, had more sliders than just these three. What Apple has done is rewritten the whole tool, added more intelligence so that you don't need those fine-tuning sliders from before, and that these three basic sliders will take care of all of your highlights and shadows needs.

So let's take a look at that. I'm going to show you how the new sliders work, and then I'm going to show you how to use this tool instead of Dodge and Burn for a much better result. If you've ever tried to use Dodge and Burn, you know how frustrating that tool can be. This is a better way to go about to accomplish essentially the same thing, only have it look much nicer. So we're looking at a photograph here that has definitely some shadow area, and if we want to open up that shadow area I just move the ...

Understanding the changes in the revised Shadows and Highlights tool
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Understanding the changes in the revised Shadows and Highlights tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the Aperture 3 Essential Training (2012)

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Photography
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