on landscape The online magazine for landscape photographers

Creative Lightroom Pt 5

More Local Adjustments - Graduated & Radial Filter

Tim Parkin

Tim Parkin

Amateur Photographer who plays with big cameras and film when in between digital photographs.

Flickr, Facebook, Twitter



Joe Cornish

Joe Cornish

Professional landscape photographer. His personal website is www.joecornishphotographer.com/



Welcome back to the Lightroom for Landscape series. After quite a hiatus we've filmed a further series of six episodes which we'll be releasing every month. We looked at the basics of graduated filters in a previous video and in this first episode Joe Cornish and I look at the graduated filter in more detail and introduce the radial filter. Along the way we look at start to finish processing on a couple of images and demonstrate 'modelling light' on a further image.

Lightroom has developed into a very powerful tool and despite a few shortcomings here and there (there are better raw processors for edge cases and colour could be better). I can safely say it is a firm fixture in the post processing arsenal for a majority of photographers. The techniques we use here can almost certainly be managed in different ways in alternative software packages though so don't despair if you don't use lightroom - this series is about post processing photographs, not a guide to how to press buttons!

untitled-1621

untitled-0840

SONY DSC



This is a premium article and requires a paid subscription to access. Please take a look at the subscribe page for more information on prices.

On Landscape is part of Landscape Media Limited , a company registered in England and Wales . Registered Number: 07120795. Registered Office: 1, Clarke Hall Farm, Aberford Road, WF1 4AL