This course covers everything from mastering the black & white workflow, getting the best results with your raw files before making them into panoramas, adding drama to photos, correctly exposing highlights and recovering drama without too much of the “HDR look”, stylizing photos, bringing life to dull photos, shooting dramatic foggy photos, shooting straight into a sunset, selective clarity enhancements, how to get the best out of your night photos, recovering boring skies and much, much more.
Lesson 1: Dramatic Black & Whites
Mastering my full workflow for dramatic black & white photos in Lightroom
Lesson 2: RAW Files
How to get the best out of your raw files before you make them into panoramas
Lesson 3: Exposing for Highlights
How to correctly expose for the highlights and recover drama without having too much of an “HDR look”
Lesson 4: Stylization
Stylizing boring color photos
Lesson 5: Bringing Life to Sunrise
Bringing to life a dull sunrise photo
Lesson 6: Drama & Fog
Expanding on dramatic & foggy photos
Lesson 7: Retouch Direct Sunset
Retouching a sunset photo shot right into the lens
Lesson 8: Night Photos
How to get the best out of a night photo
Lesson 9: Fixing Flat Skies
How to get drama when you have just a flat blue sky
Lesson 10: Selective Clarity & Composition
Understanding composition and using selective clarity
Lesson 11: Panorama Basics
Making a panorama and correcting serious distortion problems.
Lesson 12: Speeding Up Retouching
How to speed up your retouching process by using synchronization.
Lesson 13: Creative with Boring Colors
How to get creative when the original colors are boring.
Lesson 14: Contrast & Colors
Playing around with contrast in cool and warm colors.
Lesson 15: Middle-of-the-Night Drama
Making a middle-of-the-night drama photo.
Lesson 16: Black & White Process for Drama
One of my favorite black and white conversion process for super drama.
Lesson 17: Recovering Lost Color Information
Selective clarity and how to recover lost color information and rules of composition.
Lesson 18: Color Long Exposures
Going color with long exposures photos and getting rid of the long exposure color cast.
Lesson 19: Guiding the Eyes of the Viewer
Retouching a photo after sunset and guiding the eyes of the viewer.
Lesson 20: Retouching when No White Balance Fits
Retouching a photo taken in the middle of the night and what to do when no basic white balance settings fit.