This course covers all of my technology I use for my Landscape retouching. This is a very in-depth course specifically on landscapes and contains simple to advanced techniques. This course contains 10 projects and many of my RAW files to train with. You will learn how to be able to retouch landscapes, local adjustments of colors, luminosity masks, digital blending, how to control colors in Lightroom and how to recover an amazing hidden sunset using Luminosity mask to blend 3 exposures.
We will work on several different projects, some that are easier and others that are a bit more complicated. At the end of this course you will know how to retouch all types of landscapes with ease.
We are going to review the entire workflow to retouch landscapes using Lightroom 5 only.
We get more in-depth and start doing more local adjustments of colors.
In this first video we are going to take these 3 exposures and make an HDR version of it using HDR Efex pro, but the result will not be very nice as it is a difficult situation for HDR software.
Now we are going to use a more advanced technology: luminosity masks. We are going to use it to blend different exposures, this is the final result, only the luminosity mask could help make it this clean with digital blending.
Sunrise and sunset are the best, but sometimes we are faced with only mid afternoon, this is what we are going to talk about.
This going to be another digital blending between 3 exposures, but this time we will mix it in a different way.
This is going to be the most complex project as we are again going to use Luminosity mask to blend 3 exposures and try to recover this hidden amazing sunset:
In this video we are going to talk about how to control colors precisely in Lightroom.
Getting good contrast with different white balance adjustments and getting some good drama is what we are going to tackle in this final project, which is Lightroom only.
Serge Ramelli is one of the most popular on line teachers on Lightroom and Photoshop. He is the second best author on Tuto (the biggest e-learning platform in France) and hosts one of the most popular podcast on Lightroom with over 150 000 subscribers all over the world.
Serge is known for teaching in a very easy way with lot's of beautiful photos. He has been a professional landscape and interior design photographer for over 9 years and has worked for big brands including Samsung, Nike and National Geographics.