Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Graduated adjustments, part of Lightroom 5: 2 Optimizing Your Photos.
…You may be familiar with the use…of a Graduated Neutral Density Filter, in photography.…This type of filter, is often used to balance the exposure.…For example, holding back a bright sky, so that you…have a better balance, between the sky and the foreground.…Lightroom provides a Graduated Filter Adjustment, that provides…this same capability, but with much more power.…Let's take a look at how we can apply, a Graduated Adjustment, to an image.…To get started I'll choose the Graduated Filter…Tool from the toolbar below the Histogram display, and…you'll see that we then have a range of…options in terms of which adjustments we can apply.…
With the Graduated Filter.…In most cases, I'll start off with a somewhat exaggerated adjustment, so that…I can better see how I'm affecting the image as I define my gradient.…So I'll go ahead and just reduce exposure significantly.…You'll notice, at the moment I have absolutely no effect in the image, because…I've not yet defined the gradient, across which I want this adjustment to apply.…
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- Evaluating images
- Adjusting white balance
- Working with Clarity
- Fine-tuning with the Tone Curve
- Painting adjustments into an image
- Applying noise reduction
- Correcting perspective
- Converting to black and white
- Duplicating adjustments
- Stitching panoramas
Skill Level Beginner
Lightroom 5: 3 Basics of Image Sharingwith Tim Grey53m 36s Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Develop Module Basics
3. Advanced Develop Module Adjustments
4. Image Cleanup
5. Creative Adjustments
6. Duplicating Adjustments
7. Lightroom and Photoshop
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