Make Sky More Blue with the Graduated Filter in Lightroom
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how to make sky more blue in Lightroom. In this video, we're going to show how to make blue sky more blue or turn a gray sky into something more pleasing to the eye using Adobe Lightroom Creative Cloud 2015.
Click the "Develop" menu at the top of the screen
Then, click the "Graduated Filter (M)" tool
This is the portrait-style paper icon in the menu just below the histogram on the right side of the screen.
Scroll down through the Effects menu on the right-hand side and click the "Color" box
Select the color blue from the color selection tool
Now, click and hold the top of the photo and drag the cursor to the horizon
You will get appealing shades of the blue color.
Then, uncheck "Show Selected Mask Overlay" at the bottom of the window
You can also change the "Exposure" level in the "Effects" menu
You can do it by clicking and dragging the scroller. This will make "Graduated Filter" less or more noticeable.
When you've finished, click "Done"
It's in the bottom-right corner of the photo. You may notice that the top of the mountain now has a blue tint. You can take that away by using "Adjustment Brush".
Click the icon for "Adjustment Brush"
It is the rightmost icon of a brush in the small menu below the histogram.
For "Adjustment Brush", scroll down and click the color box
Click the small white area in the bottom-right corner
Then, adjust "Exposure" as needed
It is a bit higher now in the video.
Now, click and drag the cursor to paint over the affected part of the mountain
Finally, adjust the sharpness of the image by clicking the slider next to "Sharpness" in the "Effects" menu
To look at your original image, press the "/" on the keyboard
Press "/" again to see the edited image
That was how to make a blue sky bluer using the "Graduated Filter" method in Lightroom Creative Cloud 2015. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thank you again for watching VisiHow!
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