Chapter 6. Correcting Tone

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Time

This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Goals

Use the Exposure controls to improve an image

Create a courtesy book for review images

Create contact sheets for web and print use

Send review materials to clients via email

In traditional film-based photography, image color and contrast were controlled through specialized processing and the use of filters. In the digital world, you can make the same adjustments with software. Aperture offers powerful controls that allow you to modify the exposure of an image, and offers highlight recovery, black point adjustment, and brightness controls.

An adjustment can be a way of making the image true to the photographer’s ...

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