Basic exposure controls


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Basic exposure controls

As photographers, we are of course very focused on Exposure when we are taking an image, but we also might want to fine tune the overall Exposure, the Brightness and Contrast, in an image after the capture. In Lightroom, there are a couple of controls that allow you to accomplish a very similar adjustment to changing the Exposure when the image is captured in the first place. Those are Exposure and Contrast, and in many ways these are the most basic of overall tonal adjustments within Lightroom. The Exposure adjustment is in large part, a white point adjustment.

We're establishing a value for the brightest pixels within the image. We can move the slider to the right to brighten the image, and to the left to darken the image, but we're having the strongest effect on the bright areas of the photo. We can get a Clipping preview of the adjustment by holding the Alt key on Windows or the Option key on Macintosh. That will show us where in the image we're losing deta...

Basic exposure controls
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Basic exposure controls provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Lightroom 4 Image Optimization Workshop

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