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5 Simple Post Processing Steps to Better Travel Photos

Travel photography has been my passion for a long time and an integral part of our business. The thing that I find so different about taking travel photos in comparison to other forms of photography is that you are often presented with the less than ideal conditions.
Maybe you find yourself at the Eiffel tower at mid-day when the light is the harshest or something great happens just as the light is fading and you are not prepared for that particular situation.
Taking travel photos in the moment can also be c

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Travel photography has been my passion for a long time and an integral part of our business. The thing that I find so...

). Then scroll down until you see the Lens Corrections tab

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After adjusting the tone of the image

I wanted to give it a bit of clarity which adds a little sharpness and contrast. For those images that you feel need a little punch the “Clarity slider

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This will not make soft or out of focus images sharp or in focus. It simply improves on the sharpness already captured by the camera and lens.I usually sharpen most of my images in Photoshop for the ultimate in control but it is really time consuming. I have found that the Details panel

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What this represents is the areas that will be sharpened (in white) and the areas that will not have any sharpening a...

What this represents is the areas that will be sharpened (in white) and the areas that will not have any sharpening a...

This gives you great control. As we usually do not want to sharpen things like sky and water I keep moving the slider to the right until these are completely black. That way I only sharpen the parts of the image that I want to.Original Image before editing in LightroomAfter editing in LightroomSo now that you’ve learned these 5 Simple Post Processing Steps to Better Travel Photos, it’s time to put them to use. I’ve teamed with Adobe to giveaway a 1 year subscription of the Creative Cloud Photography Plan which includes Lightroom, Photoshop, Lightroom for mobile and web and Photoshop MIx. All you have to do is sign up for our newsletter and we’ll choose the winner in a random draw that will be held on the 23rd of August.If you’ve already subscribe to our newsletter, just tweet this post saying:

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    Dave Bouskill and Deb Corbeil founded ThePlanetD after cycling the continent of Africa in 2008. Now well-known travel personalities both online and in mainstream media, they’ve been featured in multiple U.S., and International media outlets. Dave and Deb have worked as spokespeople and brand ambassadors for such companies as American Express, Abbott, TravelSmith and TripIt.com. They recently won their second consecutive Gold Medal for Best Travel Blog at the Society of American Travel Writers. Having travelled to more than 100 countries on all 7 continent, Dave and Deb have had their share of mishaps and adventures and showcase their experiences through storytelling, video, and award-winning photography."

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