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Sounds simple. Autofocus. Should be as difficult as boiling water. But not so fast. In this seminar I'll go over the practical realities of focus and how to decide what techniques to use for the scene you're shooting.
The first step to improving your images in post is being able to find them. Learn how to get your photo library organized and keep it that way. We'll also cover various methods for troubleshooting common Lightroom Catalog snafus, and get you set up for smooth sailing during the shootout.
For 99% of what we do auto exposure is our enemy in underwater photography. In this seminar I'll boil it down and show you how simple macro manual exposure is for underwater photography.
It's easy to move the Develop Module sliders, but it's hard to know which ones to use and why. Learn the best practices for a creative workflow in Lightroom, from global to local tools including backscatter removal and round-tripping to Photoshop. This is the fun stuff!
Wide angle photography is a delicate balancing act between the underwater natural light from the sun and the artificial light from your strobes. Learn the proper order of setting up a shot and starting it off right with the right color blue.
How to get rid of unwanted ambient light, and optimize the colors of your image in post. You'll learn multiple ways to white balance and color correct for near-miraculous results. We'll also take a look at the best methods for black & white conversion.
I often get asked "Where do I put my strobes?" to which my response is "What do you want to light?" By asking this simple question, learn where to place your strobes for what YOU want to light and improve both your lighting and your composition.
Lightroom gives you an unlimited number of virtual strobes to place wherever you like, and seemingly magical tools to adjust your original, in-camera capture. Learning how to re-light your images in post is the single most powerful thing you can do to improve the ultimate quality of your shots.