Join Bryan O'Neil Hughes for an in-depth discussion in this video Solution: Fine-tuning an iPhone photo, part of Enhancing iPhone Photos with Lightroom and Photoshop.
…Let me show you how I would solve this challenge.…Here's our image.…I'm going to look at that full screen and right…away, I can tell a few things about it.…There's a lot of dynamic range.…There's some bright areas, and there's some dark areas.…And I think that I detect that it's a little off kilter as well.…I'm going to move in to my develop module.…And for the most part I'm going to work…top to bottom, because that's how things are organized.…And I think with just a couple sliders I can make this a lot better.…I can recover some of those highlights.…
I can open up some of those shadows, and maybe I want to…do something that I like, like give it a little more clarity.…That looks pretty good, although I notice now that I've got some…rough patches, some areas that are dark, that maybe need a selective edit.…So, this is a great spot to use…a graduator filter, just to brighten this area, and…maybe I even want to do another one at the top.…Those look pretty good.…And brighten the image up a bit.…I think the last thing that I'd want to do here is…
Next, Bryan explores Lightroom and Photoshop techniques aimed at working around the iPhone camera's limitations and making mobile photos look their best: enhancing dynamic range, correcting lens distortion, reducing noise and enhancing sharpness, and much more. Plus, learn how to create HDR images and panoramas, and even lift still images from video.
- Shooting your best with metering and focus
- Importing iPhone photos into Lightroom
- Correcting lens distortion
- Adding grain to hide artifacts
- Creating a collage from multiple images
- Employing selective focus and sharpening
- Generating still images from iPhone video clips