Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting tone and color in the Basic panel, part of Learning Lightroom 5.
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 to reset the tone sliders I can come to his …
Then you'll learn key ways to manage your photos in Lightroom, from reviewing photos after a shoot to working with Smart Previews when your photos are offline. This part of the course covers making collections, adding keywords, and much more.
Next, the course introduces the Lightroom Develop module and its features for improving a photo's appearance, including adjusting tone and color, cropping and fixing perspective, converting to black and white, reducing noise, and sharpening. It explores how to make local adjustments with the Adjustment Brush, Radial Filter, Graduated Filter, and Spot Removal tools. The course ends with a look at the most commonly used Lightroom features for sharing photos: exporting, printing, and sharing online.
- Importing photos
- Viewing, sorting, and selecting photos
- Reviewing and rating photos
- Finding photos with keywords and filters
- Cropping and straightening photos
- Fixing perspective with Upright
- Adjusting color and tone
- Targeting edits with the Adjustment Brush
- Sharing photos on Facebook
- Exporting and printing photos
Skill Level Beginner
Using Lightroom and Photoshop Togetherwith Jan Kabili2h 36m Intermediate
1. Importing Photos
2. Managing Photos in the Library Module
3. Editing Photos in the Develop Module
4. Correcting Part of a Photo
5. Sharing and Printing Photos
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