Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Fixing underexposed and overexposed images, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
In this example, we are going to work a little bit more with the basic adjustments, but we …are really going to focus on the Recovery and the Fill Light. …And we are going to work on images that need some specific adjustment just in certain areas. …For example, this tree, this was shot at the Grand Canyon. …When I shot this image, I set my exposure for the tree. …And what has happened is that the background is a little bit blown out. …It doesn't really matter too much though because it's giving good contrast to the tree. …But we can fix this. …Watch what happens when we go to the Recovery.…
We push the Recovery to pull back some of the detail. …Notice as I'm doing that, I'm pushing it quite high. …It's pushing a lot of punch back into the sky and into these rocks. …We can actually pull the Exposure down a little bit, just to compensate. …So now with the Exposure and of course, the Recovery slider--see that?-- …now we're starting to bring that detail and we can see a lot more detail in the sky and …
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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