with Serge Ramelli
Join Serge Ramelli as he shares his secrets to creating amazing cityscapes. Great cityscapes start with great captures, and Serge begins the class with a discussion of camera setti... READ MORE
lessons: 12 Course Lessons
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Using Photoshop & Lightroom Classic to Create Amazing Cityscapes
with Serge Ramelli
Join Serge Ramelli as he shares his secrets to creating amazing cityscapes. Great cityscapes start with great captures, and Serge begins the class with a discussion of camera settings and his approach to being in the right place at the right time. After the photo is taken, Serge steps through his editing workflow in Lightroom. Starting with the global edits that lay the foundation for a strong cityscape, Serge moves on into a detailed look at how to use all of Lightroom's local adjustment tools to take your photos to the next level. Whether you are shooting with a DSLR or smart phone, and from stitched panoramas to merged HDR, Serge shares the tips and techniques that you can use in all kinds of situations. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: The Big Picture (free course preview)
Join Serge as he introduces the class, and shares some of his cityscape photos while discussing the techniques he uses to capture them.
lesson 2: Camera Settings
There are key camera settings to consider when shooting a cityscape.
lesson 3: Global Editing in Lightroom
Serge begins the editing process by demonstrating the foundational global edits you can do in Lightroom for your cityscapes.
lesson 4: Local Editing in Lightroom: Part 1
With the global edits complete, you can begin to enhance the photo with local adjustments like the Radial filter.
lesson 5: Local Editing in Lightroom: Part 2
Further enhancements to the photo can be made with the Graduated Filter.
lesson 6: Local Editing in Lightroom: Part 3
The Adjustment Brush is a powerful tool for enhancing local areas within your photograph.
lesson 7: Sharpening and Noise Reduction
Sharpening detail and reducing noise are important steps in your workflow.
lesson 8: Las Vegas Panorama
Serge takes you through the global edits of a panoramic view of Las Vegas.
lesson 9: Bellagio at Night
Using different techniques, Serge shows you his approach to a photo taken at night of the Bellagio fountains.
lesson 10: New York HDR Edit
Using Aurora HDR as a plug-in to Lightroom, Serge demonstrates how he approaches an HDR image.
lesson 11: Retouching Mobile Photo
Even photos captured with a mobile device can be edited and enhanced in Lightroom to create dramatic cityscape photos.
lesson 12: Adding Clouds
We don’t always end up with the type of sky we’d like for our cityscapes, so being able to change the sky in Photoshop is an important skill.
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meet  Serge Ramelli
Serge Ramelli is a landscape and urban photographer with a passion for creating beautiful photos and inspiring others to do the same. He has published multiple coffee table books, over 15 technical books on photography, has pieces being sold in over 85 galleries around the world, and hosts a Lightroom YouTube channel with over 400,000 subscribers.
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