Adjusting part of the photo with the Graduated Filter tool


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Adjusting part of the photo with the Graduated Filter tool

The reflection of the mountain in the lake is the feature of this scene that attracted us most when we were shooting. I would like to bring out the reflective qualities of the lake without affecting the rest of the image. There are two local adjustment tools in Lightroom that I might be able to use to do that. One is the Adjustment Brush tool, which you can use to paint adjustments into any area of a photo. We'll save the adjustment brush for the next. In this movie, I'm going to use the second of the local adjustment tools, the Graduated Filter tool. With this tool we'll be able to apply a combination of adjustments gradually over a linear area, the area of just the lake in this photo.

We'll start by clicking the Graduated Filter icon here in the toolbar in the column on the right side of the develop module. That opens the Graduated Filter panel. With all of these adjustments that we can include in combination in the Graduated Filter we are going to apply on top of the lak...

Adjusting part of the photo with the Graduated Filter tool
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Adjusting part of the photo with the Graduated Filter tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Enhancing a Landscape Photo with Lightroom

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