Use the Graduated Filter Tool in Photoshop 2013


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Using the Graduated Filter tool

In an ideal world, when we see a landscape that we want to photograph, the light would be just perfect. But in reality, many times when I'm traveling between locations, I don't have time to wait for the light to change. So, we make due with what we have. Luckily, Camera Raw has a very quick solution to fix an image like this. I'm going to select the BlackSand image, and then open it in Camera Raw using command + R or control + R. I want to darken down this sky and also lighten up the foreground area here where the rocks are. And in order to make a selective adjustment like this, I'm going to tap the G key.

The G key will automatically select my gradient filter tool. Now the first thing you'll notice is, over here on the right hand side, there are a lot of different attributes that you can load this gradient filter with. And by load, I mean you can tell it to change things like exposure, either increasing it or decreasing it. You can change the contrast ...

Using the Graduated Filter tool
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Using the Graduated Filter tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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