Make variable adjustments with the Graduated Filter tool Lightroom 4


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Making variable adjustments with the Graduated Filter tool

Another tool that you can use to adjust particular parts of an image rather than the entire image is the Graduated Filter tool. That tool is located right next to the Adjustment brush in the tool strip above the Basic panel. I'll click the Graduated Filter tool and that opens this list of effects that you can apply with the Graduated Filter. If you watch the last movie you'll know that these are the same effects you can apply with the Adjustment brush. Only this time instead of painting the effects in as we did with the adjustment brush we're going to apply them in a graduated fashion and that really comes in handy with an image that's shot outside the landscape like this where you often get a well exposed sky but the foreground is too dark. or the foreground might be well exposed but the sky is too bright.

In that case you're going to want to load the graduated filter with an exposure. So, I'm first going to come in to the Graduated Filter panel and I'm going...

Making variable adjustments with the Graduated Filter tool
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Making variable adjustments with the Graduated Filter tool 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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