You will learn key considerations when shooting waves and how to compose using the telephoto lens, combining a close foreground and distant background. See how to focus stack handheld with the telephoto for an infinite depth of field and the complete editing workflow in Photoshop, using effective adjustments to bring everything together to create drama and atmosphere.GET STARTED
You’ve struggled to create landscape images with a telephoto lens.
You’re unsure how to create atmosphere and drama in Photoshop.
You don’t know how to enhance light and create depth in an image.
"This is the most complete tutorial package available. It's the bible of landscape photography and I can't emphasize enough how influential it's been for my photographic development."
"These tutorials are informative, detailed, and really make you think about what you are trying to capture and achieve with your photography... a must for any landscape photographer."
"I've always had trouble with post-processing, but the way Will edits and explains how to edit his photos is so easy and not a headache. I have learned so much through his videos."
"I created this course to demystify many techniques and share the entire approach to creating this image from out in the field and then into post-processing. The end result is for you to be able to realize your creative potential and gain valuable insights into making atmospheric landscape images."
In this lesson, Will introduces the course, outlining what’s ahead and things to consider.
Follow Will out into the field as he discusses his approach to finding a composition and working with the sea, required settings for a sharp image, handheld focus stacking, and considerations with ...
Step into the digital darkroom and learn simple and powerful exposure and contrast adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw.
See fast, global adjustments made to correct exposures across multiple images as well as lens and compositional adjustments.
Learn simple and effective global adjustments in Adobe Camera RAW, to balance the exposure and dynamic range, adjust white balance, and mid-tone contrast across multiple images.
Leave Adobe Camera Raw and head into Photoshop to see how two separate files are blended together to create a tack-sharp foreground and background.
Learn how to blend two different images using layer masking, to combine waves in the midground of the scene.
In this lesson you will learn how to replace a plain sky with something more dramatic. Learn the theory behind the sky selection and then how to manually mask, warp and blend using layers and brush...
Continue with the sky replacement, manually refining the blend and adjusting the white balance for a seamless exposure blend.
From Photoshop, jump back into Adobe Camera Raw and learn how to create atmosphere, depth, and light in the scene using local adjustments.
Follow along as Will makes localized color adjustments to create more depth and realism in the image.
Sometimes you might capture something that’s not exactly where you want it to be. In this lesson, Will places birds in the images, which were caught just outside of frame. Learn how to manual...
Create more impact as Will runs through dodging methods to enhance light across the whole scene.
Learn how to adjust individual colors to create a more realistic blend between the mountains and sky.
Final adjustments are made and a soft glow of light is added to the scene.
Summary of the image-making process and considerations moving forward.