Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting white balance, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
Almost all light has some kind of a color to it,…depending on the source or the light. For example, your typical light bulb, which…is known as tungsten lighting, produces a yellowish kind of a color.…Moonlight and even sunlight, believe it or not, have a bluish color.…Fluorescent will give you a greenish color.…Also when you're working different types of walls, if you have colored walls,…they'll be reflecting the light, and that will also be providing some kind of a…color to our lighting.…
And these overall lighting conditions are called color casts.…For example, let's have a look at this image here in the Loupe view.…We're just going to hit the E key, and here is a photograph, and notice that is very yellow.…This is actually called warm.…The more yellow an image is, the warmer it is.…The more blue it is, the colder it is.…And these temperatures are measured in Kelvin.…Typically, though, when we're working with a picture of a model, it's quite…flattering to make it just a little bit warm, but not as warm as what…
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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