Snail on a rock

Helix sp on a rock.

This is a good example of what can be done to rescue a somewhat badly lit photograph in Capture One. After adjusting the overall exposure, the snail was masked and the surrounding background significantly dimmed.

This is the original image:


This was much quicker and easier to do in Capture One than in Lightroom – which tends to become very slow with a large area of brushed adjustments.