Deconstructing the tone controls


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Deconstructing the tone controls

Let's begin to put some of our knowledge into practice, and let's further deconstruct, or kind of demystify how these tone controls work by applying these controls to an image. The photograph we'll be working on, you can find in the people folder. It's titled shaun.dng. Let's take this image to the Develop module. This is a picture of one of my friends, Shaun. He was standing in as I was setting up some lights, and he happened to be holding this lynda.com cup, so I thought it would be kind of fun to use this picture. Well, here in our Tone controls, we know that we can change Exposure.

I'm going to exaggerate a little bit here, just to figure out how these controls work. For Exposure, if we drag all the way up, that becomes too white; drag it all the way down, and it becomes almost completely black. All right. Well, to reset one slider, you double-click the slider name. Let's take a look at Contrast; increase the contrast, or decrease the contrast. Now, as I make...

Deconstructing the tone controls
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Deconstructing 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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