Enhancing black-and-white images with the Adjustment Brush


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Enhancing black-and-white images with the Adjustment Brush

Now that we've learned a little bit about our Black & White conversion workflow, let's go ahead and extend this, and make this image even better. Well, here what I'm going to do is create yet another virtual copy. I'll do so by pressing Command+Apostrophe on a Mac, Ctrl+ Apostrophe on a PC. With this image, what I've decided I want to do is in the Black & White panel, click on the Target Adjustment tool. I'll go ahead, and I want to darken the hills a little bit over there and then brighten the grass just a touch. And I've a little bit different amount of Contrast back there, because it was a little bit too heavy.

Yet, one of the things that I've lost, which I'm a little bit upset about, is say the brightness of the road. I want to brighten that back up. Well, how can I do that? What we're going to do is press the K key to open up the Adjustment Brush. What we can do with the Adjustment Brush is increase our overall exposure here, and I'll g...

Enhancing black-and-white images with the Adjustment Brush
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Enhancing black-and-white images with the Adjustment Brush provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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