In this course, Jan Kabili details a collection of straightforward techniques for making urban landscapes look their best. Jan begins in Lightroom: optimizing exposure, fixing distortion problems, and making selective tonality adjustments. She also reduces noise, sharpens the photo, and shares her favorite techniques for painting with light. The course concludes with a dip into Photoshop, where Jan makes some final refinements before returning to Lightroom for output.
- Optimizing tone and color
- Sharpening and reducing noise
- Fixing perspective
- Painting with light
- Finishing the photo
Skill Level Intermediate
(xylophone vibe melody) - [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Jan Kabili. Welcome to Enhancing an Urban Landscape Photo with Lightroom and Photoshop. If you like to shoot photos in an urban environment, this course is for you. I'll take you step by step through processing an urban landscape like this one to take it from its starting point as a raw file unprocessed to a processed version like this. Along the way, I'll show you lots of develop techniques and a full workflow that you can use on your own urban landscape shots.
I'll suggest ways to control color to optimize the tonal range with a tone curve. To correct for lens distortions, I'll cover reducing noise and sharpening. And I'll share my favorite technique for adding drama by painting with light. There's a lot to cover, so let's get started Enhancing an Urban Landscape Photo with Lightoom and Photoshop.