Recovering detail in highlights


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Recovering detail in highlights

As we get into a rhythm of working in the Develop module, a lot of times what happens is we start to make some changes. Let's say we increase the overall Color Temperature, we increase our Exposure, our Fill Light, perhaps some Black, some Contrast, and perhaps we say, yeah this image is looking a lot better. But then we will remember that it's always a good idea to turn on those clipping indicators. We can do so by pressing the J key. Now when I do that, I realize that gosh! I have a lot of loss of detail on the front of this truck here. So I need to bring some of that detail back.

Let's press the J key again to turn off that indicator. Here is a nice technique that you can use when needing to recover detail. We know that this Recovery slider will really focus in on that top 5 or 10% of the Histogram, the area up here where we have some problems. So what we can do is hold down the Option key on a Mac, Alt key on a PC and then click on this triangle icon. Again, it's highlight...

Recovering detail in highlights
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Recovering detail in highlights 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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Lightroom
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