Understanding clarity


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Understanding clarity

You've heard me say before that one of the ways that you can learn how to use the Lightroom controls is to create a grayscale, and then to modify that grayscale with the control, you can kind of get this interesting insight into how that control works, and that's what we're going to do here. We're going to take a look at how we can really understand what Clarity is. We'll be working with this file; it's tone.jpg. You can find this in the Resource Files folder. Let's go ahead and navigate to the Develop module, and here in the Develop module, what I want to do first is compare and contrast Clarity, and Contrast, because Clarity, well, it's a form of Contrast.

Let's start with the Contrast that we already know. Increase this, blacks become blacker, whites become whiter; decrease this, and the opposite takes place. It's really increasing or decreasing the overall contrast. Okay, we'll so far so good. How does that then compare to Clarity? Well, Clar...

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 4 Essentials: 02 Enhancing Photos with the Develop Module

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Photography
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