- By Author BEN WILLMORE
- 232 PAGES
Explore the Art of Crafting Captivating Landscape Photographs with Lightroom Classic and Photoshop
Unlock the full potential of your photography and unleash the beauty of breathtaking landscapes through the lens of Lightroom Classic and Photoshop!
While adhering to the established principles of exceptional landscape photography—capturing scenes in optimal light, ensuring a clear subject, and maximizing overall sharpness—your images may still lack the vibrancy seen in others' work. Wondering what's missing? The key often lies in the post-processing techniques employed in Lightroom Classic and Photoshop, techniques that breathe life into images and guide the viewer's gaze. This isn't about fixing errors but an integral aspect of the contemporary workflow for successful landscape photographers.
Photographer and author Ben Willmore, with over 30 years of experience refining his craft, authoring numerous books, and conducting workshops globally for over 100,000 photographers, understands the questions and challenges faced by landscape photographers.
In this comprehensive guide, discover how to harness the power of Lightroom Classic and Photoshop to transform your captures into works of pride. From mastering shooting techniques for robust RAW files to advanced image development in Lightroom Classic and Photoshop, Ben delves into global and local adjustments, masking, selections, layers, color grading, luminance adjustments, sharpness optimization, multi-image composites, focus stacking, and more.
Key topics covered include:
- Idealized color and color grading
- Detail and sharpness enhancement
- Creating separation and depth
- Establishing visual balance
- Generating compelling contrast
- Guiding the viewer's eye
- Dodging and burning techniques
- Exploring black and white photography
- Artifact and distraction elimination
- Infusing emotion into your images
- Building a cohesive body of work
- Mastering panoramas and HDR imaging
Ben not only imparts knowledge about the tools but emphasizes their intentional application. Learn to direct the viewer's eye using contrast, brightness, color, tone, framing, and detail. Equip yourself with the skills to elevate your work and create the awe-inspiring landscape photographs you've always envisioned.