Today we start a brand new tutorial showing how I turned a very challenging exposure into a very pleasing seascape with rich blue, purple and yellow tones using Adobe Lightroom and then Photoshop. In this episode I use colour balance and graduated filters to add the colour toning and some sky darkening. I also bring back detail in the very light and dark regions by using the fill light and recovery sliders.

Tutorial 21, Chapter 1 - Northwest Wales Sunset

  • Recover lost highlight detail
  • Recover lost shadow detail
  • Cropping
  • Creative use of white balance and tint
  • Adding colour with graduated filters