Weather photography can look breath taking and astonishing, this is through post processing is where you really bring the picture to life.
Here are a few things to bare in mind when shooting a storm:
- Pack light
- Stay safe
- Shoot in RAW
- Use a tripod
- Use a filter, to protect the lens UV is a good one to use for this
Check out the tutorial below to see the amazing results that LandscapePro can have on your weather photographs.
Click to see the dramatic difference.Open your image up in LandscapePro and mark up your image then click on Continue, the software will identifying everything but you will need to just refine the areas using the pull and soften tools to get the best results.Under the Global Presets Tab chose the the Focus Preset lowering the slider down quite low.Now under the Whole Picture Tab click the Contrast Preset, once again lowering down the slider to low. For the Sky Tab, click over to the Sliders Tab as we don’t want to replace the sky.
Turn off the separate clouds from the atmosphere (look closely at your clouds to see if it looks better on or off).
Turn up the Dehaze slider just slightly and for the Contrast turn it up about half way (though keep an eye on your clouds).Under the Grass Tab select the Lush Preset and turn it down to about 1/3 on.For Lighting, play around and see what works best for your picture you can move the Black Sun around the screen.
Low Preset works best for this image.
Download the free trail of LandscapePro 2 now to perfect your Storm photographs!