It is amazing to me how powerful Lightroom is for creative edits. I would expect it to be great for straightforward exposure, clarity, cropping etc. when editing a photo- for a “clean” edit. However, there is so much potential in this program for creative edits as well- for things you would expect to have to go into Photoshop to do. And presets make it soooooo easy!
In this Week 8’s lesson in BeStill 52, Kim Klassen provided us with two presets (hazy dazy and breathe) to try on our images. The topic of the lesson was backlighting, which was challenging with yesterday morning’s overcast skies. Although the roses (it was our 43rd anniversary yesterday!) were set on the covered porch and were backlit, it is hard to tell in this closeup. I have other photos I’ll post soon.
Below are four versions of the same photo. Which do you like best?
Box 1- “clean” edit
Box 2- darkday preset
Box 1- hazy dazy preset
Box 2- breathe preset