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 processing. For beginners, learning how to edit can be intimidating. Even selecting the best software suited for your needs can be confusing, let alone learning how to use it properly. But an art school diploma isn’t required to start making dramatic improvements to your images. Our photographers cover topics for beginners all the way to advanced editing. Moreover, the team highlights multiple post-processing softwares, such as Photoshop, Lightroom, ON1 Photo, and many more.
For post-processing beginners, Visual Wilderness highlights the fundamental tools to setup your own landscape photography workflow. To start, our photographers shared their photo management approaches. This includes how they store, organize, keyword, flag, and tag their images in Lightroom and other programs. This setups the foundation to begin post-processing an image. Similarly, we explain the basics in analyzing an image to know which edits to perform and in which order to perform them. Furthermore, we’ll clearly showcase how to apply color corrections, check exposure, crop, review shadows and highlights, adjust saturation and vibrance, sharpen an image and much more.
Advanced users will benefit from advanced post-processing techniques such as dodging and burning, using luminosity masks, focus stacking, multiple exposure blending, perspective blending, creating panoramas and HDR images, as well as editing night photography images. Additionally, they explain their post-processing shortcuts, tips, and tricks specific for nature and landscape photography.
From local to global adjustments, our articles provide simple, straight-forward, sage advice to empower creativity in the digital darkroom. We’ll show you how to analyze your image and decide the best tools and techniques to use to create a compelling landscape image.