In this tutorial, increasingly high-profile photographer Tigz Rice covers how to correct key issues those photographing artificially low-lit indoor events – such as stage shows, theatre productions and awards ceremonies – will come across during their shoots. These include underexposure, colour spills, distracting backgrounds and noise from shooting at high ISO.

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Using Photoshop and Photoshop Lightroom, she will cover best practice for techniques such as working with Target Sliders, masking and advanced cloning – plus Shake Reduction to add sharpness to the water droplets.

Tigz has created this tutorial in Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5. Her work-flow can be followed in older versions of both Lightroom and Photoshop – but you will need to skip the Shake Reduction in steps 14 to 16.

Time to complete

30 mins - 1 hour

Software needed

Lightroom, Photoshop

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