Lightroom Tips for Nature Photographers
Learning how to shoot is only half of what goes into creating an image creating an image. Today, virtually all nature and landscape photographs go through some type of post-processing. Learning to edit photos can be intimidating. You can feel lost in the multitude of sliders and tools. It can be difficult knowing which edit to specifically make and in what order to make changes. However, once you figure out how to use post-processing tools, the process of creating amazing landscape photos turns from daunting to exciting. Adobe Lightroom is a favorite post-processing software to intelligently organize and edit your photos.
Lightroom is quite robust with the capability to import/save, view, organize, keyword, tag, edit, geotag, as well as share/export images. Moreover, the edits in Lightroom are non-destructive and work seamlessly with Photoshop for more in-depth editing. With so much to offer, having a post-processing workflow will have you working efficiently and effectively to enhance your favorite images.
As with any post-processing software, it takes time to become proficient in all the software has to offer. This only makes sense with all of the features Lightroom has to offer. The Visual Wilderness team shares their post-processing workflow preferences. Additionally, they explain their Lightroom shortcuts, tips, and tricks specific for nature and landscape photography. Our photographers divulge their guidelines for building and managing a Lightroom catalog. They discuss the best practices for organizing, keywording, and using metadata effectively.
Moreover, our professionals share their favorite techniques and lessons learned using Lightroom’s Develop Module to edit their landscape images. From local to global adjustments, color correction, and filters, our articles provide simple, straight-forward, sage advice to empower creativity in the digital darkroom. The articles below show how to analyze images and decide the best tools and techniques to create compelling landscape photography.