Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with virtual copies, part of Lightroom 5: 2 Optimizing Your Photos.
…In some cases, I find that I like to…have more than one interpretation of a given photo.…For example, I might want to have a color version of the…image as well as of a black and white version of the image.…You can certainly use snapshots in order…to preserve different versions of your image,…but that results in a single image with a single appearance at any given moment.…And you need to switch between your snapshots…in order to change the appearance of the image.…With a virtual copy, you're able to have…two completely separate interpretations of the same image.…
A virtual copy is just a reference to the original.…It's not making an additional copy of your image, it's just…providing you with an additional set of adjustments for that image.…I'll go ahead and start by applying some adjustments to…this particular image, essentially creating a color version of the photo.…I'll go ahead and add a little bit of…contrast and clarity, perhaps boost saturation just a little bit.…I might warm up the scene just a little.…
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- Evaluating images
- Adjusting white balance
- Working with Clarity
- Fine-tuning with the Tone Curve
- Painting adjustments into an image
- Applying noise reduction
- Correcting perspective
- Converting to black and white
- Duplicating adjustments
- Stitching panoramas
Skill Level Beginner
Lightroom 5: 3 Basics of Image Sharingwith Tim Grey53m 36s Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Develop Module Basics
3. Advanced Develop Module Adjustments
4. Image Cleanup
5. Creative Adjustments
6. Duplicating Adjustments
7. Lightroom and Photoshop
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