Edit Like a Pro! - 5 - House of Parliament Afternoon

Joe Houghton, Passionate about business and photography!

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10 Videos (42m)
    • 1 - Titles

      0:12
    • 2 - Setting up the Develop tab

      2:04
    • 3 - Correcting perspective

      4:00
    • 4 - Applying a panoramic crop

      2:53
    • 5 - The Basic tab

      3:52
    • 6 - Selecting the sky

      15:57
    • 7 - Adjusting the building

      7:57
    • 8 - Cleaning the clock faces

      4:14
    • 9 - Seeing the before and after

      0:54
    • 10 - Thanks for watching!

      0:23

About This Class

In this class, we go through a Lightroom edit of a shot of the Houses of Parliament in London, England.

Such an iconic and recognisable building means that shots need to be properly aligned with all the verticals straight, so we sort out the problems with the original shot by fixing the perspective, before going through a detailed tutorial on how to select complex areas like sky and then the buildings themselves and apply tonal changes to each.

So come on in - anyone can do this, and the techniques I show you can be applied to your own images very easily, even if you are editing in another application other than Lightroom.  You don't need PhotoShop to be able to produce great looking images!

Here's the before and after:

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Really interesting to see how complicated skies can be selected and effects applied, as well as straightening the buildings. Well worth a watch.

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Joe Houghton

Passionate about business and photography!

I'm passionate about helping you improve your business & photography skills.  

I've worked in global business for 20 years, and for the past 12 years taught at one of the world's top business school, and my business classes will introduce you to some useful and practical tools to help you plan and run your businesses and projects better.

I also run a photography training company.  We all love capturing those wonderful moments, and whatever your camera or skill level, I can help you make better images and have fun doing it!  I'm also an Adobe Lightroom Certified Expert, so as well as tips on taking your photos, I'll also share how to best use Lightroom to post-process and turn them into awesome images!

Join my classes and bring your business & photography skills up to the next level!