Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Overall tonal adjustment, part of Lightroom 5: 02 Optimizing Your Photos.
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…In my mind, among the most important adjustments,…for any photographic image are the overall tonal adjustments.…After all, photography revolves around exposure and light and…therefore, the various luminance values for light, are critically important.…Let's take a look, at the basic tonal adjustments…that are available, within the Light Room develop module.…I'll scroll down a little bit so that we can see…the tonal adjustments in the basic section on the right panel in…the develop module, and first, you might notice that we have an…auto button, and that allows us to apply an automatic adjustment for.…
For exposure, contrast, highlights, shadows, whites and blacks.…I generally prefer to avoid this auto option, but if you're not…sure which direction to take a photo, or you don't know exactly…how you should optimize the tonality in the image, you can certainly…click this button in order to see what light room comes up with.…You can see in this case I have, a little bit brighter version of…the image with a little bit more contrast and some more detail as well.…
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- Evaluating images
- Adjusting white balance
- Working with Clarity
- Fine-tuning with the Tone Curve
- Painting adjustments into an image
- Applying noise reduction
- Correcting perspective
- Converting to black and white
- Duplicating adjustments
- Stitching panoramas
Skill Level Beginner
Lightroom 5: 03 Basics of Image Sharingwith Tim Grey53m 36s Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Develop Module Basics
3. Advanced Develop Module Adjustments
4. Image Cleanup
5. Creative Adjustments
6. Duplicating Adjustments
7. Lightroom and Photoshop
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