Cinematic Color Grading For Adobe Lightroom

Cinematic Color Grading For Adobe Lightroom

10 Seasons

Cinematic Color Grading for Adobe Lightroom focuses and highlights Justin Lister's Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom workflow in creating his composites, fine art, and editorial portrait style shoots. Justin's workflow with Lightroom color grading enables users to quickly build color grades using LUTS, Presets, and his retouching workflow for his photography.

Cinematic Color Grading For Adobe Lightroom
  • Color Temperature & Your White Balance

    Episode 1

    Many photographer think of their white balance only in terms of how to get the images to how you saw the frame in reality when pushing the button. Is there something more than that? Justin explores how color temperatures and white balance play a critical role in the storytelling element of your i...

  • HSL
    Episode 2


    Episode 2

    HSL or hue, saturation, and luminance - the critical elements of color. Kate Woodman even makes an appearance here. Using the individual elements of color within your image will allow you take complete control of your colorwork.

  • Black and White

    Episode 3

    This is a tutorial on color grading in Lightroom, right? Why the section on black and white? Justin loves some black and white images and uses them in a lot of his work to tell a story. The absence of color is still a color choice and consideration.

  • Vibrance & Saturation Tools

    Episode 4

    Justin shoots a lot of landscapes to use as backplates in his composite images. Using the vibrance and saturation sliders are two of his go-to tools in making backgrounds pop.

  • Using Curves To Color Grade

    Episode 5

    Like in Lightroom's sister program, Photoshop, the curves tool/panel is an extremely powerful and useful tool. In this section, Justin breaks down how he uses the curves tool to add and subtract color in Lightroom.

  • Split Toning Tool

    Episode 6

    Split toning is one of the oldest and most frequently used color grading techniques. Many a famous photographer has relied on split toning to make their images stand out. Justin explores Lightroom's split toning sliders and walks you through some of his favorite recipes.

  • The Calibration Tool

    Episode 7

    The calibration tool is an often overlooked slider inside of Lightroom's develop module. The calibration tool is an easy way to impact your image on the RAW level, beneath any changes you have already made.

  • Photoshop Versus Lightroom without Masking

    Episode 8

    There are powerful tools within Lightroom to help you make adjustments without bringing your image into Photoshop where masks would be needed. Justin shows you several techniques you can use to quickly make changes to your images without spending hours masking everything off.