Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Targeting edits with the Adjustment Brush, part of Up and Running with Lightroom 5.
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After you've made adjustments that affect a photo globally, you may see specific …areas of the photo that need further individual edits. …Lightroom 5 has a toolbar of local Adjustment tools that you can use to make …targeted adjustments. In this chapter we'll look at some of …those tools. The Spot Removal tool, the Graduated …Filter tool, the Radial Filter tool, and in this movie, the Adjustment Brush tool. …The Adjustment Brush tool is perhaps the most useful of all these local Adjustment tools. …Because you can use it to paint in combinations of adjustments. …Wherever you need them in a photo. To start using the Adjustment Brush tool, …I'll click it's icon in this toolbar. An that opens a panel with controls for …the Adjustment Brush tool. This panel looks similar to the Basics panel.…
You know you're in the Adjustment Brush panel, rather than the Basics panel, …because here at the top left it says, Mask. …An the reason it reads Mask here, is that under the hood the adjustment brush tool …
Then you'll learn key ways to manage your photos in Lightroom, from reviewing photos after a shoot to working with Smart Previews when your photos are offline. This part of the course covers making collections, adding keywords, and much more.
Next, the course introduces the Lightroom Develop module and its features for improving a photo's appearance, including adjusting tone and color, cropping and fixing perspective, converting to black and white, reducing noise, and sharpening. It explores how to make local adjustments with the Adjustment Brush, Radial Filter, Graduated Filter, and Spot Removal tools. The course ends with a look at the most commonly used Lightroom features for sharing photos: exporting, printing, and sharing online.
- Importing photos
- Viewing, sorting, and selecting photos
- Reviewing and rating photos
- Finding photos with keywords and filters
- Cropping and straightening photos
- Fixing perspective with Upright
- Adjusting color and tone
- Targeting edits with the Adjustment Brush
- Sharing photos on Facebook
- Exporting and printing photos