Let’s face it: no matter how good you are or how many landscape photos you’ve taken, you WILL face highlight blowouts. It’s not a matter of IF, but WHEN!
Ideally, we want to get everything perfect in-camera, but if we don’t, we no longer have to throw out those photos. There is a straightforward fix for them, and it comes in an odd package… Selective Color.
Yes! A tool we typically use for color grading can also be used to fix highlight blowouts and it’s actually pretty simple to do. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll be fixing highlight blowouts in seconds, I promise!
00:00 Quick Intro
01:04 Quickly Explained
03:25 Slower Explanation
06:42 Refining the Adjustment
07:16 Fixing LARGE Blowouts
09:20 More with Selective Color