Learn how to realistically add light to subjects with the Radial Gradient tool in this video.
- The radial gradient is great for highlighting a subject, … but the radial gradient you can put light directly … where you want your viewer to look. … I use it all the time for portrait's and faces and eyes, … but it also works great for anything in an image … that you want to highlight. … Lets see how we can improve this stock photo of a young girl … using radial gradient. … Its a nice image, but it feels a little flat … and she kind of blends into the background. … There radial gradient is this six tool down … or you can jump there with the R key. … This selective edit tools remember the last settings … you've used even if it was with a different … selective edit tool. … So we have some edits here I want to reset. … I'll click on the names to reset all of those … and scroll down to the bottom. … Most importantly, I want to take this color tint off … we can take the chip here … and just drag it down to the corner … and that takes it to none. … Then to apply a radial gradient, … were going to click from the center and drag out. …
- Understanding the histogram
- Enhancing image details
- Adding a vignette effect
- Reducing noise
- Straightening a subject with geometry
- Making creative color adjustments for drama
- Reducing distractions
- Highlighting your subject
- Adding and smoothing detail
- Exporting photos
- Selecting file options for web or print
Skill Level Beginner
Simple Photo Edits On Your Phonewith Tracey Clark1h 48m Intermediate
Learning the Lightroom Ecosystemwith Theresa Jackson1h 39m Intermediate
1. The Basics: Composition, Tone, Color
2. Beyond the Basics: Effects and Detail
3. Selective Edits for Impact
4. Get Photos Out of Lightroom
Do you need Photoshop?4m 17s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.