Adjust tone and color in the Basic panel Lightroom 5


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Adjusting tone and color in the Basic panel

The controls and the tone in present sections of the Basic panel are really essential. These are the controls that you'll use to adjust the overall appearance of almost every photo you work on in the Develop module. With these sliders you can adjust exposure, contrast, recover hidden detail in highlights and shadows and control mid tone contrast and color saturation all globally. If you want to short cut the process of setting each tone slider individually, you could just click the Auto button at the top of the tone section. Like this that automatically sets each of the sliders in this tone section to Ligtrooms best guess of where they should be.

But I often can do better then this, adjusting each of the sliders on my own. So I'm going to reset these sliders back to their defaults of 0. I can do that by going down to the bottom of this column and clicking the big Reset button but that would reset all settings in the Develop panels. So just to be safe, if I just want...

Adjusting tone and color in the Basic panel
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Adjusting tone and color in the Basic panel provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Lightroom 5

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