You can use the image layer to improve a dull sky with a more dynamic one. In this video, Derrick Story shows you how to replace a sky with this tool. Luminar is a modern image editor for both Mac and PC platforms. It provides photographers with the tools they need to creatively edit their images quickly and easily.
- [Instructor] I thought we made pretty good headway…on this image when we added our gradient mask to the sky.…Because we had that, but adding the mask…brought us to this, which is a bit nicer, wouldn't you say?…But what if you had something like this.…That's even better.…Let me show you how to do this.…Basically what I did is I added a new image layer to this…and then I brought in the sky…and it's really, really kind of cool.…
Lot of fun and I'll tell you,…one of the things that will happen…is that you'll start shooting skies a lot more…once you get this technique down.…So let me go ahead and just get rid of this layer…all together and we'll take it from the top.…So there we go.…So here we are right now.…So I'm going to come up to plus…and we're going to add a new image layer.…Now it's going to ask me, well what do you want to add?…So we're going to add this one right here.…And you go, okay, that's pretty nice.…Where's my image?…Well, here's what you do.…You come up to your brush,…you go gradient mask.…
Then you just draw a mask.…
- Applying filters and presets
- Cropping images
- Batching processing
- Working with layers
- LUT mapping
- Converting to black and white
- Toning images
- Reducing noise
- Saving and exporting images
Skill Level Beginner
Macphun Software: Tips and Techniqueswith Richard Harrington2h 23m Intermediate
Photos for macOS Essential Trainingwith Derrick Story5h 10m Beginner
Luminar: Creative Projectswith Richard Harrington1h 45m Advanced
1. Quick Start
2. Master the Basics
3. Noteworthy Filters
4. Work with Layers
5. Creative Techniques
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