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Apple Pro Training Series: Aperture 3, Second Edition by Dion Scoppettuolo

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Lesson 7. Correcting Tone

Lesson Files

APTS Aperture3 Library

Time

This lesson takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Goals

Adjust images in Full Screen view

Apply contrast and definition

Recover highlights and shadows

Adjust levels with the Quarter-Tone Levels controls

Convert color images to black and white

Examine versions using the compare feature

Every photographer needs to deal with the fact that the eye sees a wider range of brightness values or tones than a camera can capture. You inevitably sacrifice some part of the dynamic range when you take a picture. So, one goal of performing tonal adjustments is to retrieve as much detail from sacrificed areas as possible.

As you’ve learned, Aperture has controls to modify the exposure, ...

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