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Re: How to achieve 'perfect' whites in Hi Key?

Originally Posted by Paul_S View Post
Hi David

This was done in Elements 7 using levels, sadly setting a white point is one of those things that cannot be done in LR, you can increase exposure or use curves but both will effect all the other tones as well and is not as effective or as easy.
I haven't got LR - but in The GIMP using curves it is easy enough to get a white background without impacting on the other tones. Looking at the curves will show a peak on the RHS, fix a point just to the left of this and take the remainder of the line straight up to the top, this will give you pure white for everything to the right of the fixed point, but not alter anything to the left. Might well work in LR.

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