Pet Photography Editing Tutorial: Mastering Rainy Day Images in Lightroom and Photoshop

This video is a comprehensive guide, walking you through the entire process of transforming your rainy-day pet photographs from straight-out-of-camera raw images to radiant and visually appealing pieces of art using Lightroom and Photoshop. Whether you're shooting in a little drizzle or have an adventurous shot taken in torrential rain (like this one), we've got you covered.

Written By Nicole Begley

On June 22, 2023

Today, we're diving into an editing tutorial that's all about making the best out of a gloomy, rainy day.

This video is a comprehensive guide, walking you through the entire process of transforming your rainy-day pet photographs from straight-out-of-camera raw images to radiant and visually appealing pieces of art using Lightroom and Photoshop. Whether you're shooting in a little drizzle or have an adventurous shot taken in torrential rain (like this one), we've got you covered.

Here's what we'll cover in this video:

  • How to start with basic adjustments in Lightroom: Learn to manipulate shadows, highlights, texture and more for that perfect balance in your image.
  • Master the art of masking: Discover the power of selective editing in bringing out the best in your images.
  • How to effectively use Photoshop for finishing touches: From brightening eyes to removing distracting elements in the background, we'll show you how to polish your image to perfection.

BONUS: A peek into how to use third-party tools like Topaz and Nick's Color Effects Pro to add that final oomph to your image.

Remember, even the rainiest day can lead to unique, emotive photographs. So, grab your coffee (or chocolate martini), sit back, and let's get editing! If you found this video helpful, please give it a thumbs up and don't forget to subscribe for more pet photography tips and tricks. Happy editing!

Nicole Begley

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