Monumental Trees Video

Monumental Trees Video


Learn to process an image in harsh daylight and convert it to a moody image.

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What’s Included?

  • This video contains more than 1,5 hours’ worth of processing, so my recommendation would be to watch it in two parts.

  • PSD-file (resized) of “Catch the Spirit” with every adjustment still present.

  • Read-me file linking to additional tools.

What Will I Learn?

This is my entire workflow for a Monumental Trees shot. Subjects covered: 

  • Simultaneous Raw pre-processing

  • Aligning and blending multiple exposures

  • Initial editing

  • Highlight recovery

  • Creative Controlled Warping

  • Cloning and sensor dust removal

  • Luminosity Processing

  • Fine tuning colour adjustments

  • Adding sunlight

  • Orton effect creation and control

  • Colour dodging

  • Final adjustments

  • 3-step sharpening for the web

  • High dynamic range halo reduction

  • Banding removal due to web compression

How do I Download the Video?

After you pay, you will download a document containing links to a secure download environment. The videos are very large files, so a stable connection is very important. Unzip the files and play the video in VLC player for the best viewing experience. Links are included in the documentation.


Notice: Watch me Edit!

These videos do not contain audible dialog. You will be able to see what I do, but there is no sound. The video is intended to be silent, so you can put some music on and let the creative juices flow. These videos are very competitively priced as a result.