Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Improving a scene, part of Lightroom: Creative Color.
- [Instructor] So far we've been looking at using…the adjustment brush by itself,…but what about combining it with the techniques…that we learned in the previous chapter?…Well let's do that with this photograph here.…With this image, what I want to do is I want to…black out the background and improve the color…on the balloons, so to do that,…go ahead and zoom in so we can…see this a little bit better.…I'll go to the Basic panel and go through…our workflow like we've talked about before.…We can add contrast, that increases color saturation.…For the shadows, I want to darken some of those shadows up,…or actually let me brighten them a little bit.…
I take that back, I want to brighten,…make sure this balloon has a little bit of brightness there.…Clarity will add really nice shape…to those balloons and those shadows,…and then bring up our Vibrance…and a little bit of Saturation.…So now if I press the backslash key,…you can see the before and after,…how we have really nice color there.…Well now that we've done that,…
- Using the core color tools
- Changing a background color
- Painting in a new hair color
- Working on a landscape
- Fine-tuning color with split toning
- Working with the HSL controls
- Creating your own color presets
- Finding and managing third-party color presets
- Crafting unique color looks
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Basic Panel Color Controls
2. Selective Color Adjustments
3. Split Toning
Solution: Split toning4m 15s
4. The Power of HSL
6. Crafting Unique Color Looks
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