Subtly correcting exposure


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Subtly correcting exposure

In other situations, we may have an exposure issue which is a little bit more subtle, like with this particular photograph. I captured this one a few years back of world champion surfer, Shaun Thompson, really quite a stunning and amazing guy. It was an overcast day. One of the things that you can see is there are some shadows in his eyes and that's just because I was using natural light. I didn't have any fill light or anything, so there are some shadows there. Let's say that what I want to do is brighten up those shadows. So let's go ahead and zoom in on the face a little bit here, and then I am going to reposition this so I can start to analyze what I have here.

Again, just some deeper or darker shadows in this area. We will go ahead and press the K key to open up the Adjustment Brush. What I am going to do is I am going to increase my Exposure, make sure Auto Mask is turned off, because I don't want this to get hung up in any of these little wrinkles here. We will do...

Subtly correcting exposure
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Subtly correcting exposure 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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