Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Highlights, shadows, whites, and blacks, part of Lightroom 4 Image Optimization Workshop.
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In many cases, you may find that a simple Brightness and Contrast adjustment with …the Exposure and Contrast sliders provide all the control you'll need for adjusting …Tonality in an image. However, in some cases, you may want to …exercise a little bit more control, lightening and darkening areas of the …image based on their Tonal value. For that, we can turn to the Highlights > …Shadows > Whites and Blacks sliders. The Highlights and Whites sliders are …very similar, they allow us to lighten or darken the brightest pixels in the image.…
Whites will affect a broader range and especially focuses on the white values, …the brightest values in the image. While Highlights adjust a narrower range …of Tonal values and won't adjust the white point in the image. …I typically start with whites so that I can establish a white point. …And in all cases, for all four of these sliders, we can hold the Alt or Option …key, Alt key on Windows, Option key on Macintosh, in order to get a Clipping …Preview to make sure were not losing too much detail. …
- Evaluating images
- Seeing a before and after view
- Correcting mistakes with the History and Snapshot features
- Develop module basics
- Fine-tuning with the Tone Curve
- Sharpening an image
- Painting adjustments into an image
- Image cleanup
- Creative adjustments
- Duplicating adjustments
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
Evaluating images3m 26s
2. Develop Module Basics
3. Advanced Develop Module Adjustments
Sharpening an image6m 33s
4. Image Cleanup
5. Creative Adjustments
6. Duplicating Adjustments
7. Lightroom and Photoshop
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