Maximizing Fall Colors

Photographing and Editing in Lightroom

Maximizing Fall Colors: Photographing and Editing in Lightroom.
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 In this video I show you how I coax a little more color out of fall foliage, even if the colors and hues are a little dull and not as spectacular as you might have hoped. I start my day with some coffee and go over the gear I'm going to use. Then we drive up Shade Mountain in Pennsylvania and I show you what I'm looking for and photographing. I'm going to be underexposing between 1-2 stops, which is one of my methods for getting deeper color and detail in post (Lightroom). Before we start, let's just say that this is most effective if your camera is set for RAW images. NO JPEG! Why? Because we are going in DEEP with color settings in Lightroom starting with camera calibration and then HSL. Using RAW images for this type of editing ensures you get less noise and also let's you know that the camera didn't throw out the additional color information. Plus, it's always good to use RAW unless you don't plan on doing any editing. If you don't use Lightroom, that's cool. Most editors have the ability to shift and adjust the camera calibration (RGB) and also individual hues. So let's dig in! 

 

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