Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Targeted adjustments with the Adjustment Brush, part of Learning Lightroom 4 (2012).
As you work toward optimizing the appearance of your photos, you may find …at times that you want to affect only certain areas of an image with an adjustment. …The Adjustment Brush tool allows you to do exactly that, painting an adjustment, …into specific areas. Let's take a look at how it's done. …I'll start off by choosing the Adjustment Brush tool over on the top of the right panel. …You can also press the letter K on the keyboard to access this tool. …And you'll see that we have a variety of adjustments that we can apply in a …targeted way. I'll go ahead and reduce Exposure, for …example, and I'm going to apply a very dramatic adjustment just so that we can …see the basics of how this tool works. I'll move out into the image.…
I can adjust the Brush Size by pressing the Left or Right Square Bracket keys on …the keyboard. The Left Square Bracket key will reduce …the Brush Size, and the right square bracket key will increase the Brush Size. …I can then paint on the image in order to affect an adjustment in that area. …
- Getting to know the Lightroom interface
- Establishing Lightroom preferences
- Using catalogs
- Importing images
- Image review
- Identifying and locating images
- Optimizing and sharing images
Skill Level Beginner
1. First Steps
2. Importing Images
3. Image Review
4. Identifying and Locating Images
5. Optimizing Images
6. Sharing Images
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