Introducing the Graduated filter


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Introducing the Graduated filter

Learning a little bit about the history or the origin of the Graduated Filter can help us use this tool a little bit more effectively. This particular filter actually comes from a traditional photographic filter that you'd screw on the front of you lens. And this filter would help you deal with different densities. For example, here we've bright sky, and then we have a foreground, which is exposed pretty well. So you can put this filter on your camera. And what it would allow you to do is to darken the sky or to darken an area of the image in order to get this exposure a little bit more even or a little bit more correct.

Well, we can do the same type of adjustment here in Lightroom and we can do this and a ton more. We can do this with the tool, which is locate in the toolstrip here and you can click on the icon, or you can press the M key to open this up. When we open this up, or activate this tool, one of the first things we'll notice is we have a number of different effects...

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 3 Essential Training

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Photography
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