HDR in Lightroom for Nature Photography

-by Ugo Cei

A step-by-step workflow to create spectacular natural-looking high dynamic range images in Lightroom.



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  • Instant access to streaming video tutorial for 1 year.
  • 10 teaching videos for photographers who want to learn to create stunning photos using HDR for Nature Photography Workflow.
  • More than 120+ minutes of video content – in-depth explanations, examples, workflow, and case studies.
  • Easy-to-follow Lightroom tutorials presented by professional photographer Ugo Cei.
  • Special post processing walk-through for some of the cases studies from Varina and Jay Patel’s Bracketing Exposed course.


  • Compatible with: Photoshop CC, Lightroom Classic CC 2021 or above
  • Video Created with: Photoshop CC, Lightroom Classic CC 2021 or above

What You’ll Learn

  • How to create spectacular natural looking landscape photos that capture all of the dynamic range of a scene.
  • We’ll show you when it is appropriate to use HDR for nature photography.
  • Discover how 32-bit DNG Files in Lightroom can be used to bring out incredible details and contrast in your photos.
  • Learn to go beyond Lightroom’s HDR tool with global adjustments, brushes, and range masks to create spectacular nature photos.
  • Explore effective techniques to avoid overcooked HDR look and ghosting in your finished landscape photos.
  • Discover the limitations HDR in Nature Photography so you can avoid the common pitfalls.

Learn concepts in straightforward, non-technical terms that make it easy to understand how high dynamic range images.

Is HDR in Lightroom Tutorial for me?

This tutorial is for you if:

  • You have a basic knowledge of RAW processing Lightroom.
  • You want to learn to get the most detail and dynamic range for nature photography.
  • You want to go beyond Merge-to-HDR to create spectacular natural-looking photos.
  • You want to know how pro landscape photographers fine tune their HDR images in Lightroom using global adjustments, brushes, and range masks.
  • You want to know how to avoid overcooked HDR look and ghosting in your finished landscape 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, 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 bracketing, exposure, focus and composition. This course is focused on post processing only.

About HDR in Lightroom for Nature Photography Tutorial

HDR in Lightroom tutorial is packed full of easy-to-follow explanations, rich examples, and in-depth case studies. You will learn a step-by-step workflow to use merge-to-HDR, global adjustments and local adjustments, and more to create breath taking nature photos that match your vision.

Here are some concepts covered in this Lightroom Tutorial: