Sharpening in Lightroom Tutorial

– by Mark Denney

Discover how to selectively sharpen minute details, improve contrast and enhance textures for nature photography.

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  • 9 teaching videos for nature photographers who want to selectively sharpen minute details, improve contrast and more.
  • 90+ minutes of video content – explanations, examples, workflow, case studies.
  • In-depth explanation of the step-by-step process that will allow you to harness the power of Lightroom for nature photography.
  • 5 Case Studies so you can see the techniques in use.


  • Compatible with: Lightroom Classic CC 2019 or above
  • Video Created with: Lightroom Classic CC 2019


  • How to apply 5 highly selective sharpening techniques in Lightroom to create crisp, natural looking photos.
  • See how professional photographers use a variety of Sharpening techniques to enhance details & textures in every part of an outdoor photo.
  • Discover the 4 types of detail that are present in your photos and understand how to properly sharpen each to create sharp, natural looking photos.
  • Learn about the limitations of Sharpening in Lightroom and what the drawbacks of over sharpening are.
  • In depth explanation of advance post processing techniques using real life case studies in our straight-forward, non-technical lessons.

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

This tutorial is for you if:

  • You have a basic knowledge of RAW processing Lightroom.
  • You want to know how pro landscape photographers sharpen their images using Lightroom’s sharpening panel.
  • You want to learn to selectively improve contrast and enhance textures for nature photography in Lightroom.
  • You want to learn how to develop a solid workflow for nature photography that allows you to create sharp details and rich contrast without introducing halos or noise.

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, you may want to find out more before you start this course.
  • You want to learn the basics. You’ll get the most from this course if you have some knowledge of RAW Processing in Lightroom.
  • You want in-depth explanations of how your global & local adjustment work in Lightroom. In this course, we assume you have some knowledge of how global & local adjustment are used.
  • If you want to learn about camera settings including exposure, focus and composition. This course is focused on post processing only.

About Sharpening in Lightroom Tutorial

Lightroom’s ability to selectively enhance details, contrast, and textures give you complete control of the sharpening process. There is no one-size-fits-all method of sharpening, so in this Lightroom tutorial we talk about ALL the different ways to sharpen a photo. Give these sharpening techniques a try, and start creating crisp, natural looking photos with incredible details.

Here are some of the case-studies included in this Lightroom tutorial:

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