Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Correcting overexposed highlights , part of Photoshop CS5: Landscape Photography.
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With our geometric dust and lens correction problems solved, we're ready to move…on to the core of our image editing process: tone and color adjustment.…Now, I say adjustment rather than correction because while you will sometimes…use Photoshop to correct problems, very often you will be using it to adjust an…image, to make it fit what you envisioned at the location.…Many times there's simply no way to the final product that you want. Here's an example.…Driving down the road, I saw what to me was very plainly a cloud just hovering…over this mountain, casting this menacing dark shadow.…
And I shot this picture.…And yeah, okay, if you squint, you can kind of see that.…And even if you've been sitting next to me in the car, and I'd said wow! Look over there.…Look at that really dark shadow on that mountain,…you might have gone, oh, oh yeah, I see what you're talking about.…For whatever reason when I looked at this image, I just was really struck…by that dark shadow.…There was no way of capturing it, in camera, the way that I wanted,…
- Getting the shot: landscape-specific shooting tips and tricks
- Choosing the right equipment
- Cropping and straightening images
- Making localized color and tonal adjustments
- Reducing noise
- Guiding the viewer’s eye with localized adjustments
- Adding a vignette
- Using gradient masks to create seamless edits
- Approaching adjustments like a painter–thinking in light and shadow
- HDR imaging
- Creating panoramas: shooting and post-processing techniques
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6with Chris Orwig6h 28m Appropriate for all
Foundations of Photography: Exposurewith Ben Long3h 24m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. Performing Basic Edits in Camera Raw
3. Localized Editing and Color Correction in Camera Raw
4. Final Steps in Camera Raw
5. Performing Additional Edits in Photoshop
7. HDR Imaging
8. Converting to Black and White
Black-and-white conversion7m 13s
9. Putting It All Together and Thinking Like a Painter
10. Outputting Images
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