From start to finish photo post processing tutorial | Landscape Photography | Vancouver Island



By popular demand I have succumbed to making a video about image processing. Skip to 4:03 if you want to get right into it. Enjoy this video? cant stand videos about processing? be sure to leave a comment below and dont forget to give me a thumbs up, and or evidently a thumbs down, haha, thanks!

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Rosewall Creek and secondary falls
Rosewall Creek Provincial Park, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
NIKON D850, Nikon 24-120mm f/4.0, 32mm @ f/16, 2.5 sec, iso 64
Breakthrough X4 Circular Polarizer
Two images combined into panoramic photo

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37 thoughts on “From start to finish photo post processing tutorial | Landscape Photography | Vancouver Island

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Trevor Hughs kindly pointed out to me that Command key >Control on a PC and Option>Alt. My apologies for the confusion, Thanks Trevor for the heads up.

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Great stuff Adam, this video alone has taught me a great deal… Thank you for sharing your thought process. Best of luck with this channel.

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Hello Adam. This is an amazing tutorial. I really liked that technique to dodge the leaves once the vignette was already applied in LR.

    I wonder why I came to your channel so late. Very nice work there!

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Great video ! I especially liked the blur effect at the end which I never used with a curve adj. layer. Great tip. A remark though on the Luminosity masking technique. By using the zone masks and not the masks just above them in the panel you are kind of restricting yourself and not accurately targeting the tones you really want to adjust. They give you much more control on your masks. My 2 cents. Amazing picture mate !

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Finally got around to watching the whole video and glad I did. Great job Adam, I would love to see more as you suggested, putting an edit explanation to a photo that you just took.

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Excellent video and image!!! Thanks. I'm so glad to see that it doesn't take hours in front of the computer to create a great image. I'm like you, I'd much rather be out in the field with my camera than in front of the computer. I'm new to photography and it's easy to fall into the trap that you have to spend a lot of time in Photoshop with complex layers to create a good image. Can't wait to see more.

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    I really enjoyed this video Adam, I would love to see more processing from you (and more adventures in the field of course). Thanks!

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Hi Adam, as a general rule, I don't watch videos over 30 min but decided to break the rule based on the quality content I've seen here so far. Glad I did! In the past, I've done 95% of my processing in Lr having found Ps to be both powerful and tedious. Just recently discovered luminosity masking and bought the TK V6 panel, which has taken my work in post the opposite direction. Thanks so much for sharing the creative thinking behind the computing, I found that immensely valuable. As an aside, I live only 20 minutes or so from Rosewall Creek. Thanks for sharing!

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Much of this could have been continued in Lightroom. I keep it in RAW format as long as I can.

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    hi adam,ive just recently found your channel,and I am really enjoying your videos.really like your woodland photography,and the editing videos/I am more of a landscape photographer(in Scotland),and always on the look-out for single trees and woods to shoot.learning a lot from your excellent tuts.thanks.

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    I like the moody, atmospheric look of your woodland images and I really appreciate your step-by-step explanation on how you achieve it.

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Hi Adam. Thank you for posting this video. I'm just wondering if this image was straight out of camera or it was post process before video too? You didnt do much about the colors. Which white balance setting do you use when you are shooting woodland?

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    One of the more interesting post processing videos I've watched. Everything was well explained and the final image is fantastic. Keep it up.

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Awesome video Adam. So many techniqes I didn't know about thanks for sharing. I would definitely be interested in seeing more but not at the expense of you photography, that has to come first.đź‘Ťđź‘Ťđź‘Ť

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Really love this video Adam. Thank you so much for posting it. I cant wait to see one of your processing videos you do on your forest scenes with the beautiful greens!! Thank you for all your hard work!!!

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Excellent tutorial.  Explained in a way most photographers can follow.  Definitely makes me want to explore luminosity masks.  As always beautiful photography.

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    That was a great video, Adam. I've been working that way lately too, by adding a heavy vignette first, and then selectively brightening back in to certain parts of the image. Would be great to see more videos like this.Would also be nice to see your approach in the field and what camera settings you use, as well as where your focus point is to get sharp focus front to back.

  • February 14, 2019 at 08:52
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    Thanks for sharing your processing workflow with us Adam! Much appreciated. It's always interesting to get other photographers insight on processing.

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