Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Making local adjustments with the Adjustment Brush, part of Up and Running with Lightroom 4.
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Many photographers use Lightroom to make global adjustments to their photographs.…Those are adjustments that affect an entire photo like, the controls in the…Basic panel of the Develop module that we saw in the last chapter.…But Lightroom is capable of way more than that.…It includes powerful local tools that you can use to apply processing effects …to just part of a photo.…My favorite of those tools is the Adjustment Brush which you can use …to paint effects in to part of a photo.…There are many practical uses for the Adjustment brush.…You can use it to fix the white balance on a photo taken in mixed lighting like this one.…
It can be used as a local Dodging and Burning tool.…You can paint away digital noise in part of an image or add sharpening to the focal part.…Let's see how the Adjustment brush works.…Before I make local adjustments with the Adjustment brush, I usually make…my global adjustments.…So, I'll go into the Basic panel with this image and I'll go to the Exposure slider…and drag it slightly to the right to brighten up the entire image.…
- What is Lightroom used for?
- Importing photos and videos
- Organizing your library with collections
- Adding keywords and ratings to photos
- Cropping and straightening photos
- Adjusting color and white balance
- Reducing digital noise
- Working with video
- Making changes with the Adjustment Brush and Graduated Filter tools
- Sharing photos on Facebook
- Printing photos