Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Fixing exposure and contrast, part of Learning Tiffen Dfx.
- Let's take a look at modifying the exposure of an image.…Now, there are several ways of doing this,…including native things that may be built…into your favorite video or photo editing tool.…I'd like to focus on some of the standard adjustments…that you might want to try,…as well as a few that are a bit unique.…A classic adjustment that's frequently used is Levels.…Now, you may find this under the Color or Image category,…depending upon the version of DFX that you're using.…Levels is a simple adjustment.…Usually, you'll use the middle slider…to set the mid tones.…
Then you can clip the highlights with the white slider,…or the black point, adding some contrast in.…The Output Levels allow you to clamp the image.…So if the whites are too bright, you can lower them down.…You'll see that they get less intense.…This is a very standard effect,…and it works quite well.…On top of this, you might find a use for Haze.…Now, Haze is found under the Image category.…
It's a great way to pop some of the contrast.…Now, if it's combined with Levels,…
- Running Tiffen Dfx as a video or photo plugin
- Choosing a category and a filter
- Working with filter presets
- Limiting filters with masks
- Masking for precision
- Processing film with Film Lab filters
- Using the HFX Diffusion filters
- Correcting color and lens issues
- Refining light
- Using special effects
Skill Level Intermediate
1. An Overview of Tiffen Dfx
2. The Dfx Workflow
3. Masking for Precision
4. Film Lab Essentials
5. HFX Diffusion Essentials
6. HFX Gradients and Tints
7. Modifying the Image
8. Correcting Lens Issues and Adding Effects
9. Refining Light
10. Using Special Effects
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