How to Quickly and Easily Replace a Sky Using Lightroom and Photoshop

In the past few years, automated sky replacement has come quite a long way, and what used to be a very tedious task can now be done in just a few clicks. If you are interested in learning how to use the technique in your own work, check out this fantastic video tutorial that will show you how to quickly and easily replace a sky using Lightroom and Photoshop. 

Coming to you from Signature Edits, this great video tutorial will show you how to easily replace a sky using Lightroom and Photoshop. This used to be a rather time- and effort-intensive process, requiring a lot of advanced manual techniques to get right. However, in recent years, a few editing programs have added increasingly powerful and effective automated features for doing this, and this can be a real boon. For example, real estate photographers can now offer significantly improved images without having to worry about reshoots or adjusting their schedule for better skies. It also opens new creative opportunities, as you can quickly audition new skies instead of having to weigh if it's worth the effort. Check out the video above for the full rundown.

And if you really want to dive into landscape photography, check out "Photographing The World 1: Landscape Photography and Post-Processing with Elia Locardi." 

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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