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How to Capture and Edit Landscapes in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop

Lesson 8 of 27

Shooting in Manual Mode Recap

Jared Platt

How to Capture and Edit Landscapes in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop

Jared Platt

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Lesson Info

8. Shooting in Manual Mode Recap
Jared reviews what you’ve learned about shooting in manual mode before returning to the studio for post-processing.

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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

Shooting in Manual Mode Recap

So when you're out there making landscape photography, remember that there are several things that you should keep in mind as you're looking for your compositions, as well as making them. First off, remember the actual location is only the beginning, you have to find beautiful light, and sometimes that means you've gotta wait for it. Sometimes that means you've got to come back later when the light is better. Once you have beautiful light, remember the composition is critical. You've gotta pay attention to composition. Study it, look at it, take a few pictures, study those, then once you have the composition, you really need to make sure that your exposure is correct, and that's where the histogram and the highlight warnings are critical. Make sure you know where those are on your camera, turn the highlight warnings on, and turn your histograms on at all times so that you can ensure that you are not clipping any shadows, and you're not clipping any highlights, and that's what makes it ...

possible for you to get really amazing imagery later in your computer software because you have all the data, especially when you're out here on location, photographing landscape, you have time, so take time, study your composition, study your exposure, and make sure that you're waiting for that beautiful light.

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.