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How to Capture and Edit Landscapes in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop

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Lightroom: Copy and Paste Settings

Jared Platt

How to Capture and Edit Landscapes in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop

Jared Platt

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Lesson Info

17. Lightroom: Copy and Paste Settings
How do the adjustments you make differ when applied to a regular vs. HDR image? Learn what to expect and how to copy and paste your adjustments from one version of a photo to another.

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1 Introduction Duration:01:02
2 Finding the Light Duration:01:12
3 Crafting Composition Duration:00:49
4 Histogram and Spot Metering Duration:01:50
6 Taking the Shot Duration:02:12
7 Capturing an HDR Image Duration:02:23

Lesson Info

Lightroom: Copy and Paste Settings

So let's just take all of the adjustments that we've made on this standard photograph and apply them over onto the HDR version. So I'm gonna go over below all of our adjustments. There's three dots. I click on those three dots and I'm gonna copy, so I'm gonna copy all of the settings. So if I hit copy edit settings and then I'm gonna go to the other image, the HDR version and I'm going to paste all of those settings. I'm gonna paste the edit settings. There we go. So now let's compare the two. Here's the original and here is the HDR. There's not a huge amount of difference, although the light changed a little bit, but what you'll notice is that the one, the original one is in far more contrasty and the HDR seems to have less contrast in it and that's simply because there's more latitude. There's more distance between highlights and shadows which means I can manipulate the HDR a lot more without losing quality.

Class Description

AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Understand how to use your camera in manual mode
  • Observe your setting, time of day, and whether to apply appropriate settings on your camera
  • Shoot and edit images in HDR
  • Make quick adjustments to take your photos from good to great
  • Navigate within and between Lightroom and Photoshop with ease

ABOUT JARED’S CLASS:

Nature photography can be awe striking - a seemingly impossible combination of serendipity, expensive gear, and finesse. However, you don’t need to have to be Guy Tal, Gary Hart, Frans Lanting or a National Geographic photographer to capture beautiful images in the natural world.

In How to Capture and Edit Landscapes in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, professional photographer and educator Jared Platt gives you a jumpstart into the world of outdoor photography. In practical and focused lessons, Jared takes you on location to shoot in natural light and back into the studio to learn simple adjustments and tricks to make your images truly stand out.

WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:

  • Beginners
  • Photography enthusiast
  • People who want to take better pictures on their travels

SOFTWARE USED:

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019, Adobe Lightroom CC 2019

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

Jared Platt is a professional wedding and lifestyle photographer from Phoenix, Arizona. Jared holds a Masters of Fine Arts in the Photographic Studies and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography from Arizona State University and has been a professional photographer and college educator for the past 12 years. His attention to detail and craft make him a demanding photography instructor. Jared has lectured at major trade shows and photo conferences as well as at universities around the world on the subjects of photography and workflow. Currently, Jared is traveling the United States and Canada teaching and lecturing on photography and post-production workflow. Join him online for monthly "Office Hours" at www.jaredplattworkshops.com.

Reviews

James Kitt
 

I wish more people would present this way! Each step from beginning to end demonstrated in short, concise and useful actions. Every tool and technique is something that I either use, (now better) or will start using because I now understand how to use it efficiently. I highly recommend this course!

Fauzan Pojam
 

Finally, a video tutorial that taught me what I've known on basic level and truly explore how to use it properly and what everything means. I've been waiting for something like this for awhile now. Greatly improves my technique now so thank you for this!

Angie Purcell
 

Great class wi with tons of helpful hints for both Lightroom and Photoshop.