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All You Need To Know About Adobe Lightroom® CC

Lesson 6 of 16

How to Create Equal Exposures

Matt Kloskowski, Jared Platt

All You Need To Know About Adobe Lightroom® CC

Matt Kloskowski, Jared Platt

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Lesson Info

6. How to Create Equal Exposures

Lesson Info

How to Create Equal Exposures

so match total exposures. It's not a new feature in the latest versions of Light Room, but it will be new to you guys, so just let's call it a brand new feature. But he Jared brought up. It made me think about it, because it is It is a really neat feature for something similar. So I bracket a lot and I don't bracket because I'm gonna merge everything tht our bracket because when amount of field shooting I'd shoot mostly landscapes, travel outdoors. I don't really want to think about the techie stuff, you know, I can put my tripod down. I concentrate on composition, lens choice, all the creative parts of it. And then I take my cable release. I hit it once and I can walk away, and I know I got the shot. It's one of those ones. I'm not looking to history Grambling color values. The problem is as you come back and sometimes you're trying to figure out what shot do I use? You know, I got a bright sky. I got a dark foreground. One of the things you can do is, let's say I tweak. Let's say twe...

ak this photo and I increase the exposure, you know, maybe 10.5. Half a stop. All right. And now I've got these other photos. I've got the really bright version, and I've got the really dark version. And I might want to use one of those may because of the exposure was longer for the water made because it was shorter for the other one. Whatever happens to be but the exposure so way off between them. Well, if you select all three of them down here inside of your film strip So the one I'm working on increased by half a stop. That's like the most selective photo. But I select the other two. If you go up here to the Settings menu, you will see match total exposures. Watch what it does. Take a look at the film strip. So it's gone through to these photos and its adjusted the exposure so that it's even across all three photos is pretty goal. It's like one of those, like little secret features that makes it like, never, never get seen a whole lot inside a lake room, but especially if you are bracketing or you've got a lot of different challenging light scenarios, and you want to just got one photo and you want to match everything to. It works really cool, but before warned that it's making decisions for you and in the same way that you can't really trust, like your camera to make perfect decisions on exposure. Because it's a computer, you really have to pick it like you couldn't highlight your whole job. Walk away. It is a some weird things, so you really have to check on it. But it is good for like, a small little match. All these and then tweak him a little bit. Get your most of the way there.

Class Description

Adobe® Lightroom® Creative Cloud®, is an essential tool for working photographers. The super efficient organizational tools and quick retouching capabilities found in the latest version of Lightroom make it an indispensable addition to a photographer’s workflow.  

In All You Need to Know About Lightroom® CC you’ll spend two hours exploring the new features and functions found in Adobe® Lightroom® Creative Cloud®. Matt Kloskowski and Jared Platt will give you the inside scoop on all of the changes that come with the Lightroom® Creative Cloud® release and show you how to work with them. 

It can be a challenge to stay on top of all the ways Lightroom® can assist you in your work. Learning how to use Lightroom® in this crash course will ensure you are up-to-date and getting the most out of the latest release of Lightroom®

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This course is part of the Adobe Lightroom tutorials series. 



I fell in love with lightroom about three years ago. Making it better is alway nice. Thanks for sharing the information on the up grades. Also making it fun to watch.

Sean HIll

A great intro, this class convinced me to get the Lightroom/Photoshop software on the monthly basis. Mr. Platt is very good at presenting the subject matter and getting you interested in doing more, both in camera and with post processing. Great job guys!