Post-Production is as much a part of the process of photography as is pressing the shutter, or lighting the subject.  Because of this fact, I am driven to find the very best ways to enhance my images with the very best quality and in the most efficient way possible.  This is what I teach in my workshops.  One of the many tips I have mentioned in my workshops, which surprisingly receives gasps of awe is the idea of using the Split Tone options in Adobe Lightroom for color images rather for than black and white images.  So, I thought I would pass this little tidbit of information on to you today. Split Toning color images in Lightroom.

To learn more about the best workflow methods and Adobe Lightroom, go to www.jaredplatt.com.  Watch for the Adobe Lightroom Workflow Workshop Tour coming to your city in the late summer and throughout the fall.

Split Toning Color Images in Adobe Lightroom from Jared Platt on Vimeo.

The Split Tone options in Adobe Lightroom are too often used only for split toning a black and white image. Many people overlook their very valuable use on color images. In this video I explain my methods for using split toning in black and white and in color images.

For more podcasts and lessons on Lightroom, go to www.jaredplattworkshops.com.

Lightroom 3.0 is available online and is shipping now.  To download a trial copy, go to:  http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshoplightroom" onClick="recordOutboundLink(this, 'Outbound Links', 'http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshoplightroom'); return false;.  My new Top Secret Presets will take full advantage of the new advances in Lightroom 3.0, including grain, advanced vignette controls and lens correction.

Written by Jared Platt

Jared is a professional photographer and photographic educator. He studied photography at Arizona State University where he earned his undergraduate and masters degrees in Photography. He teaches college photography courses as well as workshops for professional photographers and provides online education for photographers and photo enthusiast throughout the world.

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