Lightroom: Setting Tone – Free Quick Guide

Lightroom has multiple tools to adjust the tonal values within your photographs.

Which tools you select and how you use them will be critical to the success of your photos, especially when trying to create a mood.

In this photo comparison we see the same model with the same prop, but displaying vastly different moods.

The expression of mood in photography is very much tied to the tonal values presented within a photo.

In this guide, you will learn about…

  • Why contrast can help set the mood
  • The importance of shadow
  • Lighting and tone
  • Creating two moods from the same lighting
  • Enhancing controlled lighting
  • The tools for adjusting tone in Lightroom

Photo Credit: Kevin Landwer-Johan

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