A Guide to Lightroom Landscape Editing Basics
Landscape editing can be as simple as a few clicks or as complicated as taking hours to create a masterpiece. This article covers some general steps to speed up your Lightroom Landscape editing!
How to Edit Landscape Images in Lightroom
This step-by-step guide helps you to create a healthy workflow for your global landscape editing:
Zoom to 100% and check the photo to ensure it is not blurry.
2- Checking the Profile
For editing the Raw images, Lightroom offers several Profiles, from Adobe Color to the camera’s specific colour profiles. If you shot your photos in Raw format, it is the best practice to change the colour profile to Adobe Landscape in Lightroom. The profile is limited to Color or Black and White for Jpgs.
3- White Balance
After changing the profile, it is time to check the white balance and make the adjustments. In many cases, the Auto white balance is a good starting point.
adjust the exposure, contrast, Highlights, Shadows, Whites and Blacks. Keep an eye on the Histogram!
The Texture, Clarity, and Dehaze sliders are here to help you set the appearance of the images. Use them cautiously, as they can easily ruin the look of photos.
Shooting at high ISO can result in unwanted noise to our images. The new Lightroom Denoise is a powerful tool to clean up noisy photos.
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That is the basis of Lightroom Global Landscape editing. There are more tools for retouching and fine-tweaking. Contact us to book private lessons and learn more about how to showcase your artistic landscape visions.
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