Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Enhancing an Urban Landscape Photo with Lightroom and Photoshop.
…Back in the grid in the Lightroom Library module,…you can see the three versions of our project file.…Here's the original, the un-enhanced RAW file in the center.…Over on the right, you can see the virtual copy of…that raw file with some of the adjustments that we added in Lightroom.…And then we took that version of the file and…brought it into Photoshop, where we removed some content.…And then on top of that, we added a vignette here in Lightroom.…And the final version is a TIFF.…So let's compare that final TIFF with the original RAW file.…
I'll select the TIFF, I'll hold the Shift key.…And I'll select the RAW file in the center.…And then I'll go down to the Survey View icon at the bottom of the screen and…I'll click there, or you can just press N on your keyboard.…Here in Survey View,…I'm going to press L twice so that we can see the original photo on the right.…And compare it to the final TIFF version on the left in lights-out view.…Here, I think you really can get a sense of the changes that we made to…
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