Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding light to portraits, part of Adobe Camera Raw: Making Selective Adjustments.
- Let's take a look at how we can use…the Radial Filter in order to add light to photographs.…In this movie, we'll look at how we can add light…in a less defined way,…so it isn't really that noticeable.…The user doesn't really know what we did,…but that they like the result.…We'll start off with this photograph…of my daughter Annika here.…Let's select the Radial Filter by tapping the J key…or by clicking on the icon.…Next, we'll click on the + icon for Exposure.…And I'm going to warm this up too,…so I'll bring up my Temperature slider,…bring up a little bit of Contrast,…and some of the shadows too.…
Then, I'll hover over the image,…and click and drag out from the area…that I want to modify.…So I want to add a nice brightening effect right here.…Now the problem with this effect…is it has this really defined edge,…so it's almost like I'm adding…a flashlight to the photograph.…I need to feather, or soften, that.…And if you've ever used studio lighting,…you know that feathering is this concept…of just sort of having the light glance off of the person,…
- Painting in light
- Brightening eyes and whitening teeth
- Making colors come alive
- Working with the Graduated Filter
- Adding light with the Radial Filter
- Removing blemishes
Skill Level Advanced
1. Adjustment Brush
2. Graduated Filter
Making vibrant color2m 58s
3. Radial Filter
4. Removing Blemishes
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