Join award-winning landscape photographer Lee Acaster for a six-part guide to improving your landscape skills. Covering settings, equipment, techniques, locations and more, the series provides all the inspiration and advice you’ll need to take your landscape photography to the next level; including step-by-step guides to recreating some of Lee’s best-known images.
Part 1 sees Lee discuss his background, inspiration and work, before describing the kit and locations he uses to achieve his award-winning shots.
This specific tutorial is just a single movie from chapter one of the Photoshop CS5: Landscape Photography course presented by lynda.com author Ben Long. The complete Photoshop CS5: Landscape Photography course has a total duration of 6 hours and 43 minutes, and outlines a shooting-to-output workflow geared specifically toward the needs of landscape photographers, with a special emphasis on composition, exposure enhancement, and retouching
Photoshop CS5: Landscape Photography table of contents:
1. Getting Started
2. Performing Basic Edits in Camera Raw
3. Localized Editing and Color Correction in Camera Raw
4. Final Steps in Camera Raw
5. Performing Additional Edits in Photoshop
7. HDR Imaging
8. Converting to Black and White
9. Putting It All Together and Thinking Like a Painter
10. Outputting Images
Landscape photography is done with a wide lens – not a Long Lens! ….nope not always!
Nature and Landscape Photographer Mike Browne discusses the difference of using a wide angle lens and a long lens during his landscape photo shoot. Mike shows us the stunning results of both lens, showing that going wide isn’t always the best choice for landscapes.
About the Photographer:
Mike Browne is a nature and landscape photographer with 20 years of shooting experience under his belt. If you would like to see or subscribe to his Photography Tips Techniques and Tutorials, Go to Mike Browne Youtube Channel.
A GoPro video produced by landscape photographers A.D. Wheeler and Lou Quattrini during a 2013 road trip to Zion National Park. I have never had the pleasure of seeing and photographing the park, so the descent into the park from the tunnel was phenomenal. Coming from a flat state of Delaware, I am completely floored by the beauty of the stone mountains everywhere in the park. Zion has moved up on my bucket list of locations to photograph.
Photography Workflow from Lightroom to Photoshop Part 1 with Elia Locardi
In this video, professional Travel and Landscape photographer Elia Locardi covers his most effective process for importing photos into Adobe Lightroom. He shares his wonderful insight on what he looks for in an image during the selection process before editing begins. Also during this video Locardi shows us some of the many benefits Lightroom offers photographers, including a quick edit workflow for initial adjustments to color, contrast, and exposure before sending them into Photoshop for composition refinement.