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Editing Milky Way Images (Advanced)

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15745 Harley Ave

15745 Harley Avenue

Oregon City, OR 97045

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Photographing the night skies is challenging. From the proper gear to using the correct settings to insure proper exposure and focus.

After shooting, the challenge becomes editing the images. Several challenges exits in Milky Way images. Digital noise is ever present due to long exposures and high ISO settings. Managing noise while keeing sharpness is a delicate balancing act.

This class will cover many techniques in Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photopshop.

Topics covered include (Develop module):

  • Prepare image for editing in Photoshop (Basic Panel, HSL Panel, Detail Panel, Lens Corrections Panel, and Calibration Panel.
  • Photoshop non-destructive editing
  • Set white and black points
  • Curves and Levels adjustment layers
  • Smart Object editing
  • Sharpening and noise reduction techniques
  • Creating and using masks
  • Photoshop exposure blending
  • Demo on stacking techniques
  • Demo on luminosity masks using TK Actions V6 RapidMask2 panel

Prerequisites:

  • Working knowledge of Lightroom Develop Module
  • Working knowledge of basic Photoshop tools (layers, brush tool, layer blending modes, and selection tools)
  • Lightroom version 7 or later installed on your PC (laptop preferred but you are welcome to bring a desktop to the class).
  • Photoshop version 19 or later installed on your PC

Not covered:

  • Lightroom Library module (importing, file management, etc)
  • All other Lightroom modules (Book, Print, Slideshow, and Map)
  • Photoshop plugins (NIk, Topaz, etc)
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