For this tutorial, we will walk through few steps to edit a landscape photograph using the file QuickStart_Seattle.DNG. photo. You can download the practice file here

  1. Select the QuickStart_Seattle.DNG file, then click the Template tab at the top.
  2. In the For This Photo section, select the Easy Landscapes collection.
    • If you don’t see this collection in the For This Photo section, you can access it by scrolling to the bottom of the sidebar and go to Landscapes > Easy Landscapes.
    • Then, click on the Long Exposure template to apply it to the photograph. This adds a lot of contrast and color saturation to the image
  1. Click on the Edit tab at the top of the window and access the Essentials tools at the top of the sidebar.
    • Expand the CompositionAI tool.
    • Click the CompositionAI button to automatically crop the photo. The resulting crop helps to remove some of the excess foliage in the foreground of the scene.
    • Press Return (Mac) or Enter (Win) when finished to commit the crop.
  2. Access the Light tool. The foreground is a bit too dark and would look better if more details could be visible.
    • To do this, increase the Shadows slider to +30 to add brightness to the shadowy areas.
  3. Access the next tool in the Essentials section, StructureAI.
    • Increase the Amount to +26. Notice how the details in the sky and city appear sharper and more in focus after using this tool.
  4. Expand the Color tool.
    • Increase the Remove Color Cast slider to +50 to remove some of the blue color cast that is in the photo.
  1. Last, scroll down to the Creative section.
    • Expand the Mystical tool.
    • Increase the Amount to +30 and the Shadows to +70 to give the image a beautiful finishing touch.

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