Using the tone controls


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Using the tone controls

In an ideal world, we'll get our exposure correct on camera all of the time. But in reality, that doesn't always happen. Like with this image, the exposure isn't very good and we can see that in the shadows, in the blacks. There's a lot of area that's really blocked up and so what I want to do is I want to improve this and I want to improve it so that I can reproduce it a little bit more easily and readily. Because all of this black detail here which is lost just isn't going to work out if I want to print the image. So what I'm going to do is I'm going to go ahead and turn on what are called the clipping indicators.

You can do that by pressing the J key. This will show me if I have any kind of a loss of detail, either with my shadows or my highlights. Looking at the Histogram we can see yeah, we have a lot of clipping happening here in the Blacks. The highlights? Well these are okay right? Well with this indicator turned on, I'm going to go ahead and decreas...

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

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Photography
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