Reducing exposure with the Graduated Filter


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Reducing exposure with the Graduated Filter

Let's go ahead and take a look at how we can use a Graduated Filter in order to correct exposure, and also in order to work with color in a unique way. Here we have this photograph of my daughter Sophia. She couldn't even walk. She is holding on with the couch, and I love her little expression there. Yet this right-hand side of the image is overexposed, so we will correct this with the Graduated Filter. Press the G key to select that tool. Next, what we want to do is we want to choose a Preset for Negative Exposure, so we will click on the Negative Preset icon here and lower this even more.

Next, we will go ahead and hover over this area of the image and click and drag in order to darken up this portion of the photo. Now, the only down side of this darkening effect is that this has become a little bit black, and we will see that as I decrease this even more. It's not a very flattering color. It doesn't really work with that window light. We want to warm that up. We will go ahe...

Reducing exposure with the Graduated Filter
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Reducing exposure with the Graduated Filter 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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