Welcome back to the Lightroom 2.0 pod cast. My name is RC. Now, let us talk a little bit more about the adjustment brush with this image. I am going to go back here and I am going to do just do small corrections again because I reset the image from the previous lesson. Let us do some corrections like that and we are good.
Now, we are working with the adjustment brush here and we talked about how to be able to use this from an exposure and the clarity standpoint but it did not necessarily talked about color and tint and saturation will help this quite a bit by adding additional points to this.
Now, what I wanted to do is I want to kind of bring this up a little bit in exposure and I wanted to drop this down in exposure. Let us talk about that adding new points and now we will talk about tint and saturation.
Notice that right now, I have a minus one for exposure so what I am going to do is I am just going to paint this into the sky. Once I have that all set, I am not going to worry too much about whether or not minus one is exactly what I wanted because I could always go back and changed that.
I have that pin there and it comes over here and make it not so much. See, it is minus .05. What I will do is I will just go ahead and I will bring that in just a little bit. Now, I want to create an overexposure here at the bottom so what I am going to do is I am going to click on new. By doing new it lets me drop a new point and in this one, what I am going to do is I am going to set it for a plus five.
Now, what I will do is I will paint in to this area. So now, by painting into this, I will paint towards the water’s edge and now there is a little bit overexposed here. That deals with my exposure portions a bit. I am going to click on new again and drop it yet a third point and now, for this one what I am going to do is I am going to choose saturation.
Saturation is just how saturated I want this image to be. We can really check this up not what is going to happen, make over here and paint. What it is going to do and this is the beauty of it is it is going to take this area and it is going to apply the exposure correction that I just made for this and on top of that, add this saturation.
I am trying to stay away from my friend out of there and I am just trying to saturate the water. There is the correction that I wanted to make for this and it is corresponding in this point. Notice, if I hover over it and I stay over it shows me you know when I did go over out. That is fine but it also shows me that that I forgot this one part here.
Once that is set and if I want to be able to add more saturation I can go ahead and just increased the saturation until a little bit much and bring that down a little bit. And then what I will do is get it to an exactly kind of where I would want this and once I am done I can go ahead and I can add more points to this by just continuing still clicking on new.
It will do as I click on new and this time around I am going to go ahead and I am going to use color. And now from the color standpoint, what I will do is I will just click and drag and add some color over here.
That looks a little bit better. Now, once we have those points, notice I have one point here but that is saturation. We have one point here that does color. We have one point here that does an underexposure and then we have another point down here at the bottom that does an over exposure.
Now, I want to change this saturation so I am going to do some drag and grab that and maybe it makes another tweak to this and bring this a little bit down so that it is not as saturated.
Once I do that, I have the image looking for that. It looks a little bit better there and once I am done, just click on a brush and good to go. So now, let us just take a look at how saturation and color have helped with this image. What we will do is we will just go ahead and click on reset to bring it back to the original image. Click on reset. That is the image that we started out with and now this is the image that we have based on using the adjustment brush inside t