Portrait challenge 3 Studio Strobes


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Portrait challenge 3

Let's go ahead and improve upon this portrait of our young girl. I'm going to start in Adobe Camera Raw, but you'll find very similar controls also available in Photoshop Lightroom. Let's be a little bit lazy and click the Auto button for a starting point. You'll see that PhotoShop pushed that neutral gray, and tried to make it white, leading to an overexposed image. I did this though, so you could see the clipping warnings, and these are enabled by clicking the triangles in the upper right corner. Notice we definitely have some clipping there in the highlights, as indicated by the red overlay.

Let's back that off a bit. Now as I did that you see the highlight clippings go away but we're seeing a warning for the shadows. This clipping is indicated by the blue overlay for the shadowy areas. That's going to register as pure black and when you print it, it won't reproduce accurately. You'll lose all sorts of detail. Lifting the black slider did a nice job of recoveri...

Portrait challenge 3
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Portrait challenge 3 provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Abba Shapiro and Richard Harrington as part of the Up and Running with Studio Strobes

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