Editing Toolbox: De-mystifying the Colour Grading ToolJul 15, 2022
By Craig Turner-Bullock
Have you ever wondered what the colour grading adjustments in Lightroom actually do?
Well, wonder no more! In this Editing Toolbox, I'll give you a tour of the controls and show you how to use them. They can be a powerful way to enhance the tones of an image and create a more emotive edit, using colour to add mood.
Used subtly, colour grading can turn a great image into an outstanding one. What's even better, is it's not as difficult to use as you might think.
0:41 The Color Grading Tool
1:20 Tour of the Color Grading Panel
2:29 Image # 1
4:22 The Midtone slider
5:35 Before / After check
5:50 Image # 2
6:52 Before / after check
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