Earlier this month, we shared a brief video homage to photography icon Ansel Adams. If you watched it, you learned how Adams spent years of time and effort learning how to make the image he saw in his mind appear before him in the darkroom.
That kind of work isn’t for everyone. For one thing, it involves hiking.
Fortunately, this being the 21st century, you don’t have to work hard to achieve Adams-level results. You just need to know what buttons to click.
In this edition of Lightroom Coffee Break, Adobe’s Benjamin Ward shows you just how easy it is to turn even the most mundane image into an Adams-esque masterpiece. It’s a must-see.
And yes, this is a day early.
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The December 11 issue of The New Yorker features Elinor Carucci’s arresting close-up photograph of a kiss, shot on assignment to accompany a short story by Kristen Roupenian. The story, about the self-deceptions and self-abnegation of a young woman who goes on a couple of dates with an older man, has drawn a lot of... More ›