My Complete Dodging and Burning Workflow in Lightroom/ACR and Photoshop

Lightroom/ACR Table of Contents 1:43 Determining the Mood/Intent 3:54 Basic Tonal Adjustments 5:52 Burning the Sky 9:58 Local Dodging and Burning with the Brush 12:44 Radial and Graduated Filters 14:21 Tone Curve 15:33 Color Dodging and Burning Photoshop Table of Contents 0:00 Overview of the Dodging and Burning Workflow 2:43 Setting Up the Burn Layer …

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Learn How to Create Photographs in Lightroom and Photoshop

Welcome! Here you will find a collection of all my articles, guides, eBooks, and mini-courses on landscape photography….specifically, how to creatively process your images in Lightroom and Photoshop. Most of these guides are in-depth and explore the best processing tools specifically for landscape and nature photographers. My philosophy is to find the best darkroom techniques …

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Black and White Points

Black and White Points: Adjusting the Tonal Environment with Contrast

So far, we’ve discussed how to add an anchor point to the curves line…and how pulling that up and down vertically will manipulate your tones (make those pixels brighter or darker). However, what happens when we adjust the black and white points at either end of our curves line?  First, let’s make an adjustment…and then …

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