If you’ve not used Adjustment Brushes with Range Masks to make subtle changes to colors in Lightroom, you’re missing out. This is how I used both tools to finish my edit of this rock climbing photograph.
If you are someone who frequently comes home with loads of related images that you edit in a similar fashion, it will save you a ton of time if you learn how to take advantage of Lightroom’s batch-editing capabilities. This excellent video will show you everything you need to know to be up and running.
The radial filter in Lightroom and Camera Raw is a powerful tool if you know how to use it.
Photographers generally think of Lightroom as the place to catalog their images and perform basic edits, while leaving Photoshop for the more advanced work. And while that is certainly a good general guideline, you might be surprised by just how much you can do in Lightroom. This great video will show you a range of more advanced editing techniques in Lightroom.
One of the best climbing photographs that I’ve ever taken came out of my recent trip to Switzerland. Here’s how I edited it using Lightroom, deploying a few subtle techniques using adjustment brushes to make the most of the colors and dramatic conditions.