Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying a Graduated Filter, part of Up and Running with Lightroom 3.
Another very useful local adjustment tool is the Gradient Filter tool, which is…here in the Tools panel next to the Adjustment Brush tool. And like the…Adjustment Brush tool,…the Gradient Filter tool lets you bring in effects in local areas of a photo,…but it does it in a different way than the Adjustment Brush tool.…I'm going to open the Gradient Filter panel, so that you can see the same effects…here that we saw in the last movie in the Adjustment Brush tool.…The way that I can bring these effects into this image is to bring them in…gradually, over a slight gradient, fading from a strong effect at one part of the…photo to a lesser effect at another part, and that's really useful in a…situation like this.…
This is a typical photo from shooting outside with a big sky and a wide range of light.…If you have a neutral density filter in your camera bag, you can take care of…this uneven lighting situation right there in your camera.…But if you don't carry a filter like that, then you can fix it here in Lightroom…
- Understanding Lightroom catalogs
- Importing photos from multiple sources
- Organizing photos with ratings, keywords, and collections
- Working with virtual copies
- Making basic corrections to photo color and tone
- Making local photo edits with the Adjustment Brush and Graduated Filter tools
- Removing spots from multiple photos at once
- Reducing digital noise and sharpening
- Cropping and straightening
- Printing and exporting edited photos
Skill Level Beginner
1. Importing Photos
2. Organizing Photos
3. Learning the Basics of the Develop Module
4. Making Basic Photo Corrections
5. Correcting Part of a Photo
6. Photo Finishing
7. Sharing Your Photos
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