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Helpful Tips and Tricks for Editing Bird Photos in Lightroom

Bird photography is a genre that requires great technique and a heck of a lot of patience, all backed up by good editing skills to create the best possible image. This fantastic video tutorial offers over 20 tips and tricks for editing bird images in Lightroom. 

Coming to you from Stefano Ianiro Wildlife, this excellent video tutorial discusses a wide variety of tips and tricks for editing bird photos in Lightroom. I have always been so amazed by the ability of good bird photographers, as it is a genre that takes a lot of patience, a sharp eye, and fast reflexes. And just like any other genre, the edit offers you the chance to really put your personal touch on the photo. One tip that can really add to the quality of your final result is using the masking slider when sharpening your image. You will often have wide swaths of smooth bokeh in such photos, and you will want to avoid sharpening these areas, both to draw more attention to your subject and to prevent any artifacts from appearing. In fact, this is something to think about whenever you have a photo with an large area of uniform color and texture. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Ianiro. 

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Troy Straub's picture

Solid tips, no clickbait title, I could go for more articles like this one.

Ziggy Stardust's picture

Just follow the guy on YouTube.

Ziggy Stardust's picture

Perhaps commentators should realise that the increasing number of Adobe refugees means that using proprietary terms isn't doing a good job of communicating.