Post Production

Post production photography tutorials by CaptureLandscapes.

Processing Dark and Moody Images

processing moody images
The Power of Moody Images Moody processing is a way to process an image when the light isn't good by the standards. Meaning that there are no colorful skies but instead a dramatic atmosphere with to fog, rain, snow or thunderstorms. My idea of moody processing was born around 2013/2014...

5 Mistakes That Could Be Hurting Your Photography

5 Mistakes That Could Be Hurting Your Photography
5 Reasons Your Photography Sucks A common question I am frequently asked is “how did you learn how to process your photos?” I’ve been lucky enough to receive help from several skilled photographers in the past, I have watched many tutorial videos, but most of all, I have just spent countless hours trying stuff out and experimenting with different techniques...

Are HDR Softwares Dead?

Exposure Blending in Photoshop or HDR Software? There's no doubt that technology has evolved a lot during the last years. The quality of cameras have improved drastically, new softwares have entered the market and new techniques are constantly being developed. The term HDR is at times frowned upon and it's been characterized by over-saturated images. What many tend to forget is that HDR...

A Quick but Efficient Color Enhancement Technique in Lightroom

Color Enhancement in Lightroom
An image pleasing to the eyes is a combination of many factors of which colors, in my opinion, are a major piece of the expression. Lightroom, Photoshop and many other editing programs come with a variety of color enhancing tools. We will in this brief article have a look at two color enhancing techniques I apply frequently and which can...

Capture the Full Dynamic Range by Taking Multiple Exposures

Use Multiple Exposures to Capture the Full Dynamic Range One of the biggest frustrations with landscape photography is capturing the entire dynamic range. Often, the sky turns out white while the landscape is correctly exposed and other times the landscape is black and the sky looks good. Unfortunately, capturing an over-all well-exposed image is at times not possible, therefore we have...

Efficient Processing with Photoshop Actions

Photoshop Actions
Speed Up Your Workflow with Photoshop Actions It's not without a reason that Adobe Photoshop is among the most trusted software by both photographers and designers. The possibilities seem endless and you're able to make great changes to your images. However, it's also more complicated than basic softwares such as Adobe Lightroom and achieving specific effects might be time consuming. Luckily,...

How to Dodge and Burn in Photoshop

Palouse hills with dodge and burn technique
The Original Die-Hard Edit Dodging & Burning has been around since photography began and that is a long time ago, even before Facebook or Instagram. The fact that Dodge & Burn is still being used in the digital darkroom is testament to its effectiveness and a great reason why you could implement this editing style into your post-processing workflow. Originally, Dodging...

One Simple Way to Remove People From Images

Remove people from images
Imagine yourself walking along the most photogenic landscape you've ever seen. The sun is about to set and the light is as good as it gets. You've found the perfect composition and you might very well be about to capture your new favorite image. However, there's one major problem. A issue that might ruin your shot. People. They are everywhere. The...

Video: Ultimate Lightroom RAW

In this 45 minute section of the Video Tutorial: "ULTIMATE LIGHTROOM RAW" by acclaimed landscape photographer Mark Metternich, you will learn the absolute best way to capture sharpen (also known as "raw sharpening" or "input sharpening") in Lightroom (or Camera Raw) to maximize the quality detail inherent in your original Raw files. Mark also goes over critical, very common misinformation...

Edit Images in Less Than Two Minutes

Edit Images in Less Than Two Minutes
There are some instances where it's important to quickly edit images. Perhaps you're out traveling and want to keep your friends and family updated or you need to send an image to your client as quickly as possible, or maybe you just don't like spending time processing. Here's how you can edit images in less than two minutes without using Lightroom Presets. Adobe...