Make local adjustments with the Adjustment Brush Lightroom 4


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Making local adjustments with the Adjustment Brush

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 s...

Making local adjustments with the Adjustment Brush
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Making local adjustments with the Adjustment Brush provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Lightroom 4

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