It was awesome to conduct another intense 3 hours workshop in Dubai. Many thanks to ISO Hunters for inviting me as a guest speaker to teach about some Landscape and Cityscape post-processing.
It has been definitely an interesting experience! We started with 135 slides of full theory followed by a live editing of these beautiful raw files (taken by Gaurav Chaudhary). We explored the many possibilities of digital blending and advanced techniques to shape light as we wanted. I admit it wasn’t easy to edit this photo while teaching in front of so many people!
For this photo we merged three photos together where one was well exposed backlit exposure, one was overexposed to capture the building details, and one at sunset was rich in red colors in the sky. Here the before and after: