Understanding clarity


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Understanding clarity

In order to dig into the topic of clarity, we are going to be working with this file here. You can find it in the 03_Demo_Files folder. It's titled clarity_demo_file. Well, I will go ahead and press the D key to navigate to the Develop module. What you want to do is you want open up your Basic panel so that we can focus in on Clarity. It's a subtle adjustment yet nonetheless, pretty significant. Here I have created a couple of different gradients and then I posterized these gradients inside of Photoshop. Just for the record, if you want to teach yourself Photoshop or Lightroom, create a gradient, make some changes to it, and you can kind of reverse engineer how these different controls work.

That's exactly what we will be doing here. What I want to do is I want to zoom in on one of these shapes. I am going to zoom in on this shape up here where we have these different gradients across this circle or sphere shape. Well, focus in on the middle here. If we focus in on the middle, let...

Understanding clarity
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Understanding clarity provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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