Correcting exposure with the tone curve controls


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Correcting exposure with the tone curve controls

Well, now that we have been introduced to the Tone Curve inside of the Develop module, let's take a look at how we can use the Tone Curve controls in order to improve a photograph. In this case, we'll be working on this portrait of my daughter Sophia, holding this basket of strawberries when we were strawberry picking in upstate New York. Well, what I want to do here is I want to increase the contrast, the color saturation, also work out the overall color and tone. Well, one of the things that we might want to do is start targeting specific areas. For example, we could grab our Target Adjustment tool and then here we could hover over the bright area in the background.

We could bring that down a little bit. Here you can see I'm just darkening up some of those highlights. Well, then I could go to the midtone range and I could hover over some of those areas and I could click and drag up, just bringing up those points here in this image. Well then, I want to go to my dark shadows...

Correcting exposure with the tone curve controls
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Correcting exposure with the tone curve controls provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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Photography
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Lightroom
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