Udemy - Mastering Lightroom for Nature Photographers
MP4 | Video: 1280x720 | 61 kbps | 48 KHz | Duration: 01:50:19 | 1.33 GB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
What would you give to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Ansel Adams in the darkroom? To watch him wave his hand beneath focused beams of light as a reverse image of Full Moon over Half Dome burned into the paper's silver surface. No two prints would ever be precisely the same. He was as much an artist here as he was in the field.
As much as I love to keep my teaching focused on in-the-field technique and creative inspiration, at some point you have to address the other HALF of the art form. This is a course for wilderness photography enthusiasts dedicated to that other half of the craft. I hope this course is much like that experience next to Ansel might be. Except that in the place of a darkroom, we have a lightroom. Instead of Ansel, you have me.
I have been shooting as a professional wilderness photographer for the past 15 years. I've been published in Time/Life, National Parks, Nature's Best, and National Wildlife.
I'm a purist. I started my first decade in photography shooting with slide film. Photo clubs made sure you followed rules!
I believe you will see that it isn't about having profuse knowledge of every possible trick in the book, it is about acquiring a skilled hand with just a few essential tools.
100-level 1st hour - The essential stuff you MUST know so that your digital life doesn't become a monster and try to eat you in your sleep.
200-level 2nd hour - This is the fun part. I walk you through recent images of mine made in the Southwest US demonstrating tasteful use of the essential tools you MUST know in Lightroom. I intentionally leave out plenty of tools for two reasons. One, I only use the ones that we cover here. Two, it does you no service to waste your time teaching you things you don't need to know.