The preset configurations contained under Looks are great for fun finishing touches, but if you need to tweak exposure or color in a photo in a more realistic-looking manner, you’ll need to make a stop in Adjustments. The tools contained in the Adjustments section (Figure 5.13), really the bread and butter of Develop, are divided into three sections:

• White Balance

• Exposure

• Contrast

Within each section you can also drill down a level for a finer level of control. Let’s take a close look at each section.

Figure 5.13 The Adjustment tools.


White Balance

The white balance controls are generally used for adjusting the overall color ...

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