Class Central is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.


How to Capture and Edit Landscapes in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop

via CreativeLive



  • Understand how to use your camera in manual mode
  • Observe your setting, time of day, and whether to apply appropriate settings on your camera
  • Shoot and edit images in HDR
  • Make quick adjustments to take your photos from good to great
  • Navigate within and between Lightroom and Photoshop with ease


Nature photography can be awe striking - a seemingly impossible combination of serendipity, expensive gear, and finesse. However, you don’t need to have to be Guy Tal, Gary Hart, Frans Lanting or a National Geographic photographer to capture beautiful images in the natural world.

In How to Capture and Edit Landscapes in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, professional photographer and educator Jared Platt gives you a jumpstart into the world of outdoor photography. In practical and focused lessons, Jared takes you on location to shoot in natural light and back into the studio to learn simple adjustments and tricks to make your images truly stand out.


  • Beginners
  • Photography enthusiast
  • People who want to take better pictures on their travels


Adobe Photoshop CC 2019, Adobe Lightroom CC 2019


Jared Platt is a professional wedding and lifestyle photographer from Phoenix, Arizona. Jared holds a Masters of Fine Arts in the Photographic Studies and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography from Arizona State University and has been a professional photographer and college educator for the past 12 years. His attention to detail and craft make him a demanding photography instructor. Jared has lectured at major trade shows and photo conferences as well as at universities around the world on the subjects of photography and workflow. Currently, Jared is traveling the United States and Canada teaching and lecturing on photography and post-production workflow. Join him online for monthly "Office Hours" at


  • Introduction
  • Finding the Light
  • Crafting Composition
  • Histogram and Spot Metering
  • ISO, F-Stop, and Shutter Speed
  • Taking the Shot
  • Capturing an HDR Image
  • Shooting in Manual Mode Recap
  • Introduction to Lightroom:
  • Lightroom: Importing Albums and Organization
  • Lightroom: Sorting and Ranking Images
  • Lightroom: Auto Adjustments
  • Lightroom: Color Profiles
  • Lightroom: Shadows, Colors, and Luminance
  • Lightroom: Gradients
  • Lightroom: Brush Tool
  • Lightroom: Copy and Paste Settings
  • Lightroom: Contrast, Exposure and Saturation
  • Lightroom: Healing Brush to Remove Objects
  • Lightroom: Export and Share
  • Photoshop: Content Aware Fill to Remove Objects
  • Photoshop: Stamp Tool
  • Photoshop: Dodge and Burn
  • Photoshop: Basic Adjustments
  • Photoshop: Adding Clouds
  • Photoshop: Quick Selection Tool
  • Photoshop: Sharing your Images

Taught by

Jared Platt

Related Courses


Start your review of How to Capture and Edit Landscapes in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop

Never Stop Learning!

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.

Sign up for free