Balancing Light in Photoshop for Nature Photography

– by Kate Silvia

Learn to create jaw dropping photos by balancing light in your nature photography using Photoshop Layers & Masks.



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  • 10 teaching videos for nature photographers who want learn to use layers and masks to build an incredible portfolio.
  • 90+ Minutes of video content – explanations, examples, workflow, case studies.
  • In-depth explanation of the step-by-step process pros use to harness Light in Nature photography to create jaw-dropping photos.
  • 7 Case Studies & Practice Files provide an in-depth look at the software and techniques used for creating a powerful non-destructive workflow in Photoshop.


  • Compatible with: Photoshop CC 2021 and higher, Lightroom Classic 2021.
  • Video Created with: Photoshop CC 2021, version 22.4.1, Lightroom Classic 2021, version 10.2.


  • Gain a clear understanding how light in nature photography impact colors, tones, details and mood in your photos.
  • Discover the non-destructive workflow for balancing light in Photoshop to create photos with incredible details, vibrant colors.
  • Learn to use light in Photoshop to manually create natural-looking high dynamic range landscape photos.
  • Explore Photoshop techniques to correct over and under exposed areas in your nature photos.
  • How pros use light in nature photography to add mood, depth and atmosphere using Photoshop Layers & Masks.
  • Gain a clear understanding of Photoshop Layers & Masks using real-life case studies in our straight-forward, non-technical lessons.

In depth Photoshop tutorial for creating jaw dropping nature photos with incredible details, colors, mood and drama using light in nature photography.

How do I know if this Photoshop Tutorial is for me?

This tutorial is for you if:

  • You have a basic knowledge of RAW processing  and Photoshop Layers & Masks.
  • You want to master non-destructive working with light workflow in Photoshop for nature photography.
  • You want to create natural-looking high dynamic range photos by balancing light in Photoshop.
  • You want to learn to merge multiple images, add drama, enhance mood, and much more in Photoshop.
  • You want to explore Photoshop techniques to correct over and under exposed areas in your nature photos.
  • You want to be introduced to the use of selections to isolate adjustments to certain areas of your photos.

This tutorial might not be the right fit if:

  • You are just getting started in post processing. If you don’t know how to use Lightroom or Photoshop, you may want to find out more before you start this course.
  • You want to learn the Photoshop basics. You’ll get the most from this course if you have some knowledge of Photoshop Layers & Masks.
  • You want to explore advanced concepts such as luminosity masking and creating complex Photoshop Layer Masks. This course is not for beginners.
  • If you want to learn about camera settings including exposure, focus, and composition. This course is focused on post-processing only.

About Balancing Light in Photoshop for Nature Photography

Light in Nature photography can seem unpredictable and difficult to adjust once on the computer. I’m here to show you how easily you can balance light in nature photography using Photoshop Layers & Masks. Working with light in Photoshop will take your nature photography to a whole new level. Once you get comfortable with fine tuning light using Photoshop, you’ll be able to alter the mood, details, drama and colors in every part of your photo. I will break down my working with light workflow into simple, easy to understand steps.

Here are some of the case-studies included in this Balancing Light in Photoshop tutorial:

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