Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Basic exposure controls, part of Lightroom 4 Image Optimization Workshop.
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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 detail. …You can see that I now no longer see the photographic image itself, I'm seeing an …
- Evaluating images
- Seeing a before and after view
- Correcting mistakes with the History and Snapshot features
- Develop module basics
- Fine-tuning with the Tone Curve
- Sharpening an image
- Painting adjustments into an image
- Image cleanup
- Creative adjustments
- Duplicating adjustments
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
Evaluating images3m 26s
2. Develop Module Basics
3. Advanced Develop Module Adjustments
Sharpening an image6m 33s
4. Image Cleanup
5. Creative Adjustments
6. Duplicating Adjustments
7. Lightroom and Photoshop
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