Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Gradient adjustments, part of Getting Started with Lightroom 4.
When you are working with the controls on the Right panel in the Develop module, …most of the adjustments are going to affect by enlarge the entire image. …Some of those adjustments effect certain colors or certain tonal rages. …But they can affect all areas of the image. …Sometimes, you want to apply a more targeted adjustment. …For example, an adjustment that effects the top of the image, but not the bottom …of the image, with a smooth transition in between. …An that is exactly the type of effect you can achieve, with a Graduated Filter tool.…
We can access the Graduated Filter by clicking its button on the toolbar at the …top of the right panel, or by pressing the letter M on the keyboard. …To create a Gradient effect in the image, all we need to do is click and drag on …the image. The position where we initially click is …where the adjustment will start to transition and the area where we release …the mouse is where that transition will end. …I'll go ahead and apply a dramatic boost in exposure, so we can get a better sense …
- Getting to know the Lightroom interface
- Establishing Lightroom preferences
- Using catalogs
- Importing images
- Image review
- Identifying and locating images
- Optimizing and sharing images
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1. First Steps
2. Importing Images
3. Image Review
4. Identifying and Locating Images
5. Optimizing Images
6. Sharing Images
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