Working with clarity


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Working with clarity

Let's take a look at how we can use Clarity on a couple of different photographs. Here we are working from the folder titled surfers. I am going to go ahead and navigate to the Develop module. Here you have noticed that I have opened up my Histogram. One of the things that's kind of helpful to do is to compare Contrast with Clarity. Now when I increase my Contrast, watch the histogram up top. You notice that I have higher whites and higher blacks. In other words, more white or black information here. You see the image. We can see that, right, here is without any contrast or even a little bit of negative contrast, and then here we have with lots of contrast.

Blacks become blacker. Double-click that triangle to reset it. What about Clarity? What is going to happen? Well, it is interesting. If you look at the Histogram, it is not doing that much. It is just shifting a lot of these in midtones here. Negative Clarity, again it is not doing that much in regards to Histogram. Now visually a ...

Working with clarity
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Working with 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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