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Advanced

Patagonia

Shooting into the sun is not every landscape photographer’s favorite. It can create lens-flare and washed out colors. But with the right processing techniques you can not only remove the lens flare and get the colors back – you can also create the mood of a sun shining into the frame. This is possible with Max Rive’s unique light control and light painting techniques, both of which are demonstrated in depth in this course. This tutorial is one of his most advanced, and is only recommended for those who are experienced with post processing.

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

Use multiple RAWS for best exposure.

Use multiple RAWS for best exposure.

Shoot multiple photos with different light and learn how to combine them to create a clean well exposed image. NOTE: this is not ordinary exposure blending.  

Sunstar enhancement

Sunstar enhancement

Use different RAW files with different color and brightness settings to make a clean sunstar. 

Best Exposure on dark objects

Best Exposure on dark objects

Give plenty of shadow detail to the dark tree by using different RAW files and different settings in Camera RAW and Photoshop.

Paint with colors

Paint with colors

Add more color and mood to the image in Photoshop by painting with colors. Learn how to do this without creating artifacts.  

ESSENTIAL INVESTMENT

These Processing Instructional tutorials do NOT use the same processing techniques you see among all 99,9% of landscape photographers. There is absolutely nothing wrong with these – they work and can give incredible results. But after you’ve seen one – others will feel the same. The processing tutorials and techniques on this page from Landscape Photographer of the year Max Rive are different. Max Rive is an autodidact – just like he can find his own locations and unique compositions – he developed his own processing style with over 7300 hours of processing. Max Rive’s advice: ‘’If you are experienced with both photography and post processing, you don’t have to replace your current processing techniques but you can use my techniques to upgrade yours and to get new insights in my creative workflow’’.

Post processing plays a big part in today’s landscape photography. A good processed photo taken with a simple compact can look more impressive than a poorly processed photo taken with a high end DSLR. These instructional videos will bring your post processing skills to the next level – and will outvalue any other investment you can make to improve your photography. Words from Max Rive: ‘’If I had to choose between keeping my current camera but lose all my processing knowledge or keeping all my processing knowledge but use my first compact camera, I would always choose to keep my processing knowledge. In fact, I would not even be sure if people would notice when I change my camera when posting photos on the internet. Investing in your post processing is indeed by far the best investment you can make’’.

Max Rive: ‘’One day I received an email from someone who had bought my videos. He complemented me with the unique processing techniques he learned from it and how it has changed his workflow completely. Thankfully, I receive these compliments many times though this one is worth mentioning because at first, he was not all that enthusiastic. He expected advanced techniques and did not find them that advanced at first sight. Let me tell you why he changed completely in his opinion about my processing techniques. The more technical they get, the more they will distract you from your creativity. Compare it with an artist making a painting. The actual painting itself is nothing more than holding a brush and making strokes on a canvas. Would a painter benefit if this simple process would be made overly complicated? This is exactly how the common post processing techniques are done. They are unnecessary complicated. My techniques do not require much technical knowledge, nor are they difficult to learn and can create the most impressive processing results.’’

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