High Key Editing


What about base tones when you are dealing with high key images? High key images have strong highlights which you can see being clipped if you press J in Lightroom. You want to first brighten up the image to bring up skintone and then add in highlights and whites to bring up the exposure of the background. It is important to always retain full detail from your subject and reduce bleeding whenever possible in camera. We don’t the shadows to be too dark nor the highlights to be too white on the actual subject.