Bringing the images to life


The develop stage is where you bring the image to life. If you have been capturing in the RAW format, and your exposures are relatively good, then you’ll be amazed with the control you have over your images. RAW captures allow extra latitude when you are processing the files; the better the original exposure, the easier to bring your vision to life. Lightroom’s Develop module provides an enormous amount of adjustments, and entire books have been dedicated to it, but the goal here is to provide the basics that require consideration for all images.

White Balance

Accurate color is one of the more important elements ...

Get Simple Post Processing: A Photographer’s Guide to Workflow Options for all of Your Images in Lightroom now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.