The sky is a massive part to any great landscape, a grey sky will lower the effect of the whole landscape.
A few tips to remember when shooting landscapes:
- White Balance – correct for the type of weather
- Shot in RAW if possible
- Timing – right time of day and good weather
- Equipment – Camera gear, Tripod and spare batteries
Sadly we don’t always time for the right weather to get that great sky. Well LandscapePro can help with that. Our sky replacement couldn’t be easier, check out the tutorial below.
Open your image up in LandscapePro. Label your photo with the Labels on the left and click Continue.The software with mask the area, though you might need to change this a little with the Pull and Smart Brush tool on the left.
Once you are happy with the masking click Continue.Click on the Sky tab, scroll through the sky’s and click on ones you like.The sky is completely replaced with the new sky, this sky is called Noon 4.Now click on the Whole Picture tab, chose the Sharp preset and lower down the slider on it to about 1/3 on.The last step now is to improve the water slightly, play around with all the presets adjusting their sliders to find out what is best for your photo, this is Improver about half way.Click on image above to see the massive improvement a good sky can have on a photo.
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