Dodging & Burning for Landscape Photography

By Joshua Snow

Create breath taking landscape photos by selectively enhancing light, contrast, tones and color.



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  • Instant access to streaming video tutorial for 1 year.
  • 6 teaching videos for photographers who want to go beyond the basic editing tools and learn new artistic techniques in their post processing workflow.
  • 50+ minutes of video content, including explanations of key processing technique.
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  • Ligthroom CC 2018 or above | (Photoshop CC 2019 used for Video)
  • Photoshop CC 2018 or above | (Photoshop CC 2019 used for Video)

What You’ll Learn

  • Learn how to guide your viewers eye, enhance composition, and create breathtaking landscape photos with dodging & burning.
  • Discover how the pros add depth and contrast to landscape photos by dodging & burning with simple brush and gradient tools in Lightroom.
  • Explore the concept of balancing light using four different dodging and burning techniques.
  • Find out how to fine-tune colors in your landscape photos using dodging and burning tools in Lightroom and Photoshop.
  • Learn how to use advanced color and luminosity selections in Photoshop to fine-tune your landscape photography.
  • In-depth explanation of advanced post processing technique using real-life case studies.

Dodging & Burning for Landscape Photography Tutorial

Dodging and Burning are the most powerful, visually-enhancing post-processing technique I can think of for landscape photography. The ability to selectively enhance light, contrast, and color give you infinite control in guiding your viewer through the story that is your landscape photo. There may not be a one-size-fits-all method of dodging and burning, but in this video I talk in-depth about several of my favorite dodging & burning techniques. There is sure to be on technique that’s right for you! Give these techniques a try, and let your imagination guide you.

Here are some of the case-studies included in this Photoshop and Lightroom Tutorial: