Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Levels adjustment layers, part of Photoshop CS5: Landscape Photography.
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So far, in your work in Camera Raw, you've been working completely…nondestructively, meaning that you can go back later and change any of your…adjustments. For obvious reasons,…editing nondestructively is a better way to work, and you can continue to employ…nondestructive techniques in Photoshop.…I am going to open the ApproachingStorm image in Photoshop, from Camera RAW.…So the RAW file is processing and here are my results in Photoshop.…Hitting Command+0 to make this large as possible on my screen.…There are a lot of things that I would like to do to this image.…
We got it close in Camera RAW, but there is still more than we could to do.…It'd be nice to bring out some contrast, more in some of these texture-y parts of…the clouds, and the foreground still looks a little flat to me.…It'd be nice to do something to give it a little more something or other.…That's not like a real technical term, "a little more something or other."…I just honestly I am not sure yet what it is, and that's okay.…
- Getting the shot: landscape-specific shooting tips and tricks
- Choosing the right equipment
- Cropping and straightening images
- Making localized color and tonal adjustments
- Reducing noise
- Guiding the viewer’s eye with localized adjustments
- Adding a vignette
- Using gradient masks to create seamless edits
- Approaching adjustments like a painter–thinking in light and shadow
- HDR imaging
- Creating panoramas: shooting and post-processing techniques
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6with Chris Orwig6h 28m Appropriate for all
Foundations of Photography: Exposurewith Ben Long3h 24m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. Performing Basic Edits in Camera Raw
3. Localized Editing and Color Correction in Camera Raw
4. Final Steps in Camera Raw
5. Performing Additional Edits in Photoshop
7. HDR Imaging
8. Converting to Black and White
Black-and-white conversion7m 13s
9. Putting It All Together and Thinking Like a Painter
10. Outputting Images
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