Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Adjustment Brush, part of Up and Running with Lightroom 3.
In a typical photo-correction workflow, you will do the global edits first, as…we did in the last chapter, and then you will make adjustments that effect…just part of a photo.…Those are called local adjustments.…In this chapter, we will look at how and why to apply the most popular of…Lightroom's local adjustment tools.…First up is the Adjustment Brush tool, which is here in the Tools panel.…The adjustment brush is a tool for applying adjustments to specific areas of a…photo by painting those adjustments where you want them.…That's not only an innovative idea;…I think it's a practical one too.…
It's great for dodging and burning and sharpening small areas of a photo.…It's also useful for all the little things you do when you're retouching a portrait.…Let's see how I can use the Adjustment Brush tool to add some practical and…creative effects to this whimsical photo.…I will start by clicking the Adjustment Brush tool, and that drops down the…Adjustment Brush panel.…Over in the Effect area of this panel, I will choose the effects, or adjustments,…
- Understanding Lightroom catalogs
- Importing photos from multiple sources
- Organizing photos with ratings, keywords, and collections
- Working with virtual copies
- Making basic corrections to photo color and tone
- Making local photo edits with the Adjustment Brush and Graduated Filter tools
- Removing spots from multiple photos at once
- Reducing digital noise and sharpening
- Cropping and straightening
- Printing and exporting edited photos
Skill Level Beginner
1. Importing Photos
2. Organizing Photos
3. Learning the Basics of the Develop Module
4. Making Basic Photo Corrections
5. Correcting Part of a Photo
6. Photo Finishing
7. Sharing Your Photos
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