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How to Dramatically Shape the Light and Mood Using Adjustment Brushes in Lightroom (video)

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In this video from PiXimperfect, you’ll learn how to dramatically shape the light and mood of a photo using Adjustment Brushes in Lightroom.

Throughout this tutorial you’ll learn:

  • the difference between local adjustments and global adjustments
  • how to auto-set particular sliders
  • ways to expand the tonal range
  • how to avoid edge glow when using particular sliders
  • about the tone curve and how to use it effectively
  • valuable shortcuts to help you see when you are creating clipping (blown-out, and underexposed areas with no detail), to view before and after shots, to select the adjustment brush and more
  • how to use the HSL panel to great effect
  • ways to use split toning

We’d love to see the images you edit after watching this tutorial. Please share them with us in the comments section.

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Caz Nowaczyk
Caz Nowaczyk

– the dPS Managing Editor, lives in Wollongong, Australia and has worked as a photographer, filmmaker, and designer in her business, Exposure Arts and Media, for 15 years. Her background extends to Digital Content Management, and Editorial Design. In her spare time, she composes music as Dreamgirl and the Motorist. Since the age of 12, she knew she would be a photographer – the other stuff came as a surprise!