Increasing color variety and saturation with the Graduated filter


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Increasing color variety and saturation with the Graduated filter

Another way to use the Graduated Filter is to enhance the colors that are already located in the photograph, like with this particular photograph that I captured in Santa Barbara of the sunrise. So, let's go ahead and press the M key to open up the Graduated Filter. Now, what I'm going to do here is simply click and drag. Here you can see I have my adjustment. What I'm interested in doing is making a change here, so I'll go ahead and increase the Contrast, increase the Clarity, a little bit of Sharpness. You can see that the adjustment is taking place wherever I drag this. Now currently, it's just bringing out a little bit of the detail there.

So, I'm going to bring this up near the top and then drag out this transition just a touch there. Then I'll also rotate this, just so it fits that particular view of the horizon. Next step is to enhance the color saturation. So, I'm going to exaggerate this a touch, but here you can see that I'm really bringing out ...

Increasing color variety and saturation with the Graduated filter
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Increasing color variety and saturation with the Graduated filter provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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