Adding dimensions and contrast


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Adding dimensions and contrast

Here we are going to explore how we can modify dimension or contrast or highlights and shadows in a photograph. Let's zoom in on this image, and let's say that what we want to do is kind of enhance the shape of the muscles here. Bring those out a bit. To do so, we will use the Adjustment brush. Press the K key. Next, what we are going to do is have a nice low exposure--not too low, just a touch low. We want a lot of contrast there, maybe a little bit of clarity. Here I have a pretty low flow amount. Nice small brush, so I can get into the area that I want to work on.

I am just going to trace over the areas where I am seeing shadows. As you do this type of work, you shouldn't see a huge drastic change. You should be able to build up this change little by little and then press the Spacebar key and pan around. And I'll go ahead and try to bring out some of these shadows down here as well and just try to bring that shadow detail out a little bit. And if we zoom out a touch-- le...

Adding dimensions and contrast
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Adding dimensions and contrast provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Advanced Techniques

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Photography
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Lightroom
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