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Photoshop and Lightroom for Landscape Photographers

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  •   02 Exposure Tips for Landscape Photographers

    09:51
  •   11 Polarizers and the Sky

    16:45

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About The Class

retouching techniques that bring your landscape photos to life.


Outdoor photography is about capturing the feeling you have when you are actually out in nature. Learn how to make photos that reflect the beauty and mood of the landscape you see with your naked eye in Photoshop and Lightroom for Landscape Photographers with Matt Kloskowski.

In this class, Matt will show you his personal workflow for enhancing outdoor images, so they reflect the world as it truly looks and feels. 

You'll learn how to: 

  • Create the best looking skies you've ever seen
  • Manage the entire landscape workflow – from start to finish
  • Implement the "go-to" adjustments Matt uses on every photo


Matt will even offer insights on preparing and printing the final image. You’ll learn the latest techniques for giving photographs of beautiful places the same color, atmosphere, detail, and feeling they had when you took the photo.

Whether it's images of the sun, water, snow, trees, or that magical light that you are always looking for, Photoshop and Lightroom for Landscape Photographers with Matt Kloskowski will help you bring your landscape photographs to life. 

This course is part of the Lightroom tutorials series


Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015, Adobe Lightroom CC 2015


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Intro and The Basic Lightroom Formula

    40:42
  2. 02

    Exposure Tips for Landscape Photographers

    09:51
  3. 03

    HDR Demo for Landscape Photographers

    16:09
  4. 04

    Things Landscape Photographers Stress Too Much Over

    07:04
  5. 05

    Waterfall Landscapes in Lightroom and Photoshop

    38:01
  6. 06

    Landscape Panoramas in Photoshop and Lightroom

    19:30
  7. 07

    Mountain Landscapes in Lightroom and Photoshop

    14:07
  8. 08

    Why I Don't Use Graduated ND Filters

    03:37
  9. 09

    Making Your Skies Look Great

    10:27
  10. 10

    Enhancing Clouds and Contrast

    08:21
  11. 11

    Polarizers and the Sky

    Matt goes over the pros and cons of shooting landscape photography with a polarizer.

    16:45
  12. 12

    Replacing the Sky in Landscape Photography

    29:06
  13. 13

    iPhone Timelapse for Landscape Photography

    08:07
  14. 14

    Organizing and Selecting Your Landscape Photos

    15:43
  15. 15

    Editing the Selected Landscape Photos

    12:30
  16. 16

    Editing the "Hero" Landscape Shots

    08:17
  17. 17

    Lightroom Mobile and Landscape Photography

    11:00
  18. 18

    Landscape Printing Presets and Tips

    11:44
  19. 19

    Landscape Printing Q&A

    10:39

Meet Your Expert

Matt Kloskowski

Matt Kloskowski is a Tampa-based landscape photographer who loves teaching and photography (in that order). Because he feels that enjoying photography, Photoshop®, and Lightroom® can get way too complicated, his personal mission is ... read more

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  • Barry Walsh

    September 2019

    Great class Matt! I am about two-thirds the way through the class and have learned a lot about Lightroom and the objective of this course. I must admit I was over-whelmed by the amount of material covered and that was probably due to not having prior knowledge about Lightroom. I have since signed up for the 7 day trial of Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan and then went through their "beginner's" tutorial. If you are contemplating taking this course, I would highly recommend taking the Adobe Lightroom tutorials first. They cleared up a lot of confusion on my part and I now have a better understanding of the concepts Matt covered. I'm actually going to go back and retake what I viewed to help reinforce both what Matt initially covered and the basic concepts tutorials offered by Adobe. Again, great job Matt and thanks for all the useful information!

  • Creativelive Student

    June 2015

    Matt is the best and he his the same in person. I had the fortunate opportunity to run into Matt on the side of the road at Dallas Divide in Colorado a couple of years ago.... he is the real deal. I have learned almost all my LR post processing from him when he was with Kelby and have continued to follow him over to On1 as he is the best teacher out there when it comes to Post. Great class and bring him back again. Another great CL class ....... bravo!........ Johnny Boyd @ natureimaging.com

  • user 48d626

    June 2015

    I watched the first day but waited until I watched the second day to decide which course to purchase (Retired with limited funds) but found out the sale on day 1 was only good for one day but decided to order the Landscape course and pay the extra money. I then went to Matt's website and ordered the complete package of plug-ins for $30 to take advantage of his great price for the course, order #00664. I received confirmation of my order but the link sent only contained the 22 presets offered with the course and the SKY presets for the second day course on long exposures. I can not find any link for contacting support on Matt's website to correct this mix up, can you help? I just signed up for Adobe's Photographers subscription and would like to have the complete set of presets to help limit my learning curve. Thanks for your assistance (and making these courses available). David Kerbyson, dkerby2@att.net

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