Making exposure enhancements


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Making exposure enhancements

In some situations we'll use these basic adjustments in order to really save the day when we have dramatic over- or under-exposure. In other situations like with this picture here, we have pretty decent exposure. It's just that I need to make some subtle changes to this photograph in order to improve it. In particular I don't like the brightness level on this side of the face, and also on the sweater. Well how could we start to use these controls to improve say a photograph like this? Well I'm going to start off by simply decreasing my Exposure, just a little bit there.

In doing that, I can see I've just dropped down the brightness of everything. Next, I want to decrease my Contrast because I don't like the difference between the bright whites and here in the darker shadows. So to do that, I'm going to exaggerate first, this won't look good, but hang on for a second. When I remove the contrast altogether, you can see that the image has a much more even...

Making exposure enhancements
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Making exposure enhancements provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers: Camera Raw 7

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Photography
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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