Increasing clarity


show more Increasing clarity provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6 show less
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Increasing clarity

Now that we know a little bit about Clarity, let's go ahead and take a look at how we can use this in order to improve our photographs. All right. Well here we have this really interesting portrait of this professional surfer. What I want to do is double-click the Zoom tool in order to zoom in on the image. Next, I want to really deconstruct what Clarity is doing. I want to compare this to how Contrast works. In order to do that, I am going to go ahead and select this particular tool here, which allows us to set a few sample points. Click on it, and then I want to go ahead and click on the eye because that's a nice bright white area.

I am also going to click on this area over the hair over here. Here we can see these RGB values of #1 the eye and #2 that hair. Now if I go ahead and increase my Contrast, let's take a note of what's happening here with a really exaggerated amount of Contrast. Well, in this case we can see that these blacks became blacker, the whites became w...

Increasing clarity
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Increasing clarity provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6

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Photography
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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