One trick to making better images is paying attention in the field. During the capture, we must ensure we are creating the best possible image we can make. This means striving for good composition, finding the right light, using an appropriate lens and of course having the exposure correct. Once you’ve captured the best possible image, Lightroom and Photoshop can help make it a masterpiece. Lightroom’s Local Adjustment tools are key to this transformation. Remember the old adage though; Garbage in, garbage out. Its no fun, not to mention difficult, to make a bad image good. It is, however, thrilling to turn a good image into a masterpiece.
In the following video, I provide an introduction to Lightrooms local adjustment tools.
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