Making images pop using Adobe LR and the Nik Collection
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Making images pop using Adobe LR and the Nik Collection

How to process images using Adobe Lightroom and Silver Efex Pro to add drama to your images.
3.0 (13 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
49 students enrolled
Created by Arwyn Bailey
Last updated 6/2017
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • At the conclusion of this course you will be able to edit an image in Lightroom using brushes, cloning, dehaze, grad filters, and Silver Efex Pro from the nik Collection and develop your own black and white editing workflow
  • At the end of this course you will be able to use the renowned Silver Efex Pro software that is part of the nik Collection by Google to great effect
Requirements
  • You will need a PC or Mac
  • You will need a copy of Adobe Lightroom (latest version) installed on your computer
  • You will need to have the Google Nik Collection downloaded and installed on your computer
  • You will need to have a basic knowledge of how to import images to Adobe Lightroom and into a "collection"
Description

Your Tutors:

Learn from the renowned master of street and landscape photography, Matt Hart, fujifilm ambassador along with co-presenter, the renowned creative Time-Lord and photographer, Arwyn Bailey,

Spending a day with Matt is normally costed at £120.00. Get the FULL course online here at a vastly reduced price!

The Learning Objective:

By the end of this course you will be able to devise a workflow in editing images in order to make them "pop" and gain depth and drama.

You need a little knowledge to gain from this course as it goes back to the basic processes of importing images, using the base level settings and tools within Lightroom moving through to using the FREE software from Google, namely the nik collection and Silver Efex Pro.

Summary:

At the conclusion of this course you will understand how to think in black and white and how to produce images of quality and depth.

Who this course is for:
  • This Adobe Lightroom and nik Collection course is for those who are unfamiliar with a start to finish efficient black and white editing process
  • This course is not for you if you already have an extensive knowledge of Adobe Lightroom and the nik Collection by Google
  • This course will enable newer students to develop their own style and process of editing RAW images into quality balck and white images
  • Though Matt Hart is primarily a street photographer in this course shows a variety of subjects, including landscapes, into images of quality, including how to treat structures, shadows, eyes, and how to diminish extreme white exposures in an image
  • This course is led primarily by the renowned and acclaimed street photographer Matt Hart who shows you his own detailed Black and White editing workflow to produce stunning images
  • This course contains additional material by the renowned U.K. Time-Lord and photographer Arwyn Bailey
Course content
Expand all 11 lectures 01:07:19
+ An Introduction…
1 lecture 02:02

Matt Hart: An Introduction - Part One:

Renowned photographer, Matt Hart, Fujifilm Ambassador, introduces you to many elements of the course.

Matt has developed his own black and white workflow using Adobe Lightroom with the free to download and use Nik Collection.

Matt has been teaching students editing skills, and leading workshops, for many years, and he shares his skills with you to help you to think in black and white and to edit to black and white.

Preview 02:02
+ First steps…
1 lecture 09:26

Basic Tools: Adobe Lightroom - The Brush Tool - Part Two:

Learn how to utilise the basics of Adobe Lightroom, in particular the brush tool within Adobe Lightroom to both lighten and darken areas of your images.

We also introduce how to use a brush and the dehaze tool to create yet more drama within your images.

The brush tool in Lightroom - Arwyn Bailey - The Time-Lord
09:26
+ Introduction to Silver Efex Pro…
1 lecture 03:18

Silver Efex Pro: Loading and Using the Basics - Part Three:

In this video you will learn how to load Silver Efex Pro and use some of the sliders on an image withinAdobe Lightroom.

Silver Efex Pro within Lightroom - Arwyn Bailey - The Time-Lord
03:18
+ Silver Efex Pro in detail…
8 lectures 52:33

Landscape Editing: Adobe Lightroom and the Nik Collection - Part Four:

Learn how to process a standard colour RAW image into a stunning Black and White image using Adobe Light room and the NIK Collection.

You will learn how to use the controls within both suites including the graduation filter and brushes, and how to adjust the sliders to make your images pop!

Preview 09:34

Landscape Editing: Adobe Lightroom and the Nik Collection - Part Five:

Learn how to process a standard colour RAW image into a stunning Black and White image using more detailed tools in Adobe Lightroom with the Nik Collection.

Learn how to use the brushes and graduation features to a greater depth in your landscape photography to bring your images to life!

Silver Efex Pro & brushes in Lightroom - Matt Hart fujifilm
06:45

Rescue Editing: Adobe Lightroom and the Nik Collection - Part Six:

Learn how to rescue that underexposed and perhaps uninteresting image and take it into a Black and White image by understanding the tools available to you in Adobe Lightroom and the Nik Collection.

Using three basic sliders within the Nik Collection you can transform your lesser images, and develop a workflow into Adobe Lightroom with filters and brushes to create amazing images!

Silver Efex Pro & rescuing an image in Lightroom - Matt Hart fujifilm
08:37

Detail Editing: Adobe Lightroom and the Nik Collection - Part Seven:

Learn how to highlight the windows of the soul, the eyes, and bring back blown areas of white.

In this episode you will learn how to use the small brushes in Adobe Lightroom in order to emphasise details such as eyes and other details in images, whilst using the Nik Collection tools to bring emphasis and structure to images.

Silver Efex Pro & bringing details to life in Lightroom - Matt Hart fujifilm
05:25

Street Editing: Adobe Lightroom and the Nik Collection - Part Eight: 

Learn how to process a standard colour RAW image of a street scene, including the use of the clone tool, and into a stunning Black and White image using Adobe Light room and the NIK Collection.

You will learn how to use the controls within both suites including the graduation filter to get rid of those extreme white blinkys, with other brushes and how to adjust the sliders to make your street image pop!

Silver Efex Pro & cloning bringing drama in Lightroom - Matt Hart fujifilm
05:06

Street Scene Editing: Adobe Lightroom and the Nik Collection - Part Nine: 

Learn how to use control points in the Nik Collection and how to process a standard colour RAW image into a stunning Black and White image using Adobe Light room and the NIK Collection.

You will learn how to use the control points, delicately and with care, within the Nik Collection and other filters and brushes adjusting the sliders both in the Nik Collection and Adobe Lightroom to make your images pop!

Silver Efex Pro & control points in Lightroom - Matt Hart fujifilm
04:56

Street Editing: Adobe Lightroom and the Nik Collection - Part Ten:

Learn how to use light and shade to create drama on a seemingly mundane opportune street scene image by using Nik Collection and Adobe Lightroom.

You will learn how to use the graduation filter to useful effect to bring about a difference to your editing process!

Silver Efex Pro & handling light with shadows in Lightroom - Matt Hart fujifilm
04:15

Landscape Editing: Adobe Lightroom and the Nik Collection - Part Eleven: 

Create a leading line and treat reflections and sky in this tutorial taking a RAW image and creating a great landscape image.

You will learn how to use the sliders and graduation filters of Adobe Lightroom, whilst creating a foundation in the Nik Collection in order to make your images pop especially those hard to edit reflections!

Silver Efex Pro & enhancing reflections in Lightroom - Matt Hart fujifilm
07:55