Introducing the Graduated Filter


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Introducing the Graduated Filter

Here we're going to take a look at how we can use the Graduated Filter tool inside of Lightroom. I have a photograph that I've selected from our people folder, and it's a black and white image. In this image, we have a bright sky, and a dark foreground. Well, we could use the Graduated Filter tool on this photograph, and let's just do that to really see how this tool works. We'll go to the Develop module, and then we can select the tool by clicking on it, or by pressing its shortcut key. The shortcut key is the M key. Well, either way, let's select this tool.

Now, when we select the tool, all of a sudden you'll notice that we have a wide range of options; many more options than we've had in the previous version of Lightroom. We can modify the Exposure, Contrast, Highlights, and you can see the rest of the list. This is actually an incredibly powerful tool. The way that you use it is you hover over the image, and then you click, and drag. Now, you can see that wh...

Introducing the Graduated Filter
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Introducing the Graduated Filter provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 4 Essentials: 02 Enhancing Photos with the Develop Module

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Photography
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