In this video, learn how to selectively add or remove detail contrast using the Brush tool. The Brush tool is great for portrait retouching.
- Sharp focus and high amounts of texture … will catch our attention, because our eyes … are naturally drawn to the details. … You can use this knowledge to strengthen … almost any composition by selectively … adding or removing detail contrast … using Lightroom's brush tool. … Let's zoom in on this parrot so that we can see. … It's a little bit out of focus, and kind of soft. … And we'll use an adjustment brush … to paint some textural detail in. … The brush tool is the fourth one down on the right, … or you can jump there with the "b" key. … And I want to make sure that … all of the adjustments are set to zero for this. … And then take the texture up. … We'll crank the texture all the way up to 100 … and make the brush larger using the right bracket key … So that I can really quickly paint that texture in. … Notice how it's starting to look sharper, … and a little better in focus now. … We can do some other adjustments … to even strength that more. … Let's take a little clarity up …
- Understanding the histogram
- Enhancing image details
- Adding a vignette effect
- Reducing noise
- Straightening a subject with geometry
- Making creative color adjustments for drama
- Reducing distractions
- Highlighting your subject
- Adding and smoothing detail
- Exporting photos
- Selecting file options for web or print
Skill Level Beginner
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Learning the Lightroom Ecosystemwith Theresa Jackson1h 39m Intermediate
1. The Basics: Composition, Tone, Color
2. Beyond the Basics: Effects and Detail
3. Selective Edits for Impact
4. Get Photos Out of Lightroom
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