Adjusting the Exposure value


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Adjusting the Exposure value

In this exercise I'm going to introduce you to the Exposure options, which allow you to adjust for highlight, shadows, midtones, contrast, and so on. If you're working along with me, train your Bridge on the 24_camera_raw folder, and then I want you to open up these two images here. They're called Lighthouse 1 and 2.dng, and I'm going to open them by pressing Ctrl+R or Command+R on a Mac to bring up Camera Raw, and they're two views of a California coastal lighthouse, one of which, this first one Lighthouse-1.dng, I shot with the sun at my back. The other one, the sun was in front of me essentially.

So, the second shot is fairly blown out, very high contrast as well, while the first shot is more balanced, but it's still dim and dark and a little bit dingy, and I need to brighten it up. So, two very different things going on with these images. I'm going to ultimately modify them independently of each other, but I'm going to start things off, like so. I'm...

Adjusting the Exposure value
Video duration: 6m 24s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Adjusting the Exposure value provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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