Correcting clipping with the tone controls


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Correcting clipping with the tone controls

Here we are going to take a look at a common problem in digital capture, which is called clipping, and we are going to explore how we can correct clipping. Now, what clipping is, is when you have an area of your picture where you have loss of detail. This happens typically in the highlights or in the shadows of your photographs. You can turn on clipping indicators in the Develop module by clicking on the triangle icons here in the Histogram, that will then turn those on, and show us that we have clipping here in this area of the image.

We can also toggle that indicator on and off by pressing the J key; that will turn that on and off. So what's the big deal? What's the problem with clipping? Well, this is telling me that I don't have any detail in this area of the picture. This isn't going to print very well. I'm not going to be able to send this to the printer and get a very good image. So I want to bring this value down, so that I have detail in that region. Well in ord...

Correcting clipping with the tone controls
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Correcting clipping with the tone controls provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 4 Essentials: 02 Enhancing Photos with the Develop Module

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Photography
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