This week, we had the pleasure of interviewing renowned photographer/educator/musician Rick Sammon, who joined us online to discuss his inspirations, what keeps him motivated, and offer some tips for things you can do to stay inspired and creative not only in photography but in life. Rick recently released his 40th book, Photo Therapy, available at Amazon.com in both paperback and Kindle editions.
Fix a weak sky using Lightroom Classic’s Dehaze Slider
I was out photographing landscapes the other morning at Garden of the Gods, and the sky was just not great. Fortunately, I capture all my photos in raw format and make sure that I expose as to not blow out the highlights. Turns out, there was definition in the sky, but I had to bring the image into Lightroom Classic to fix it. I used the Dehaze slider and local masking to pull it off:
Things have come a long way since we first started working with camera raw files in the early 2000’s. Today, we discuss how we work with raw conversion software, and look at a variety of current products available today for photo enthusiasts.
If you’re stuck indoors and self-isloating, this is a great time to learn a new photographic skill or software technique. I’m offering all of my downloadable products for 20% off through May 31st, 2020. Just enter promo code ISOLATION at checkout.