Moody Landscapes Editing Course - Academy

Moody Landscapes Editing Course

An extensive 6 hours online course on post-processing dark and dramatic images.

David will teach you his complete editing workflow step by step from start to finish on three different moody photos, using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop.

What will you learn?


  • An easy and effective editing workflow from the RAW files to the final result ready for the web.

  • The concept behind each image

  • Why and how to choose that specific composition.

  • Why and how to choose those color combinations.

  • How to apply the color theory to your images.

  • How to create depth, visual flow, and a three-dimensional look to your photos.

  • How to easily create a dark and moody look on your images.

  • How to create realistic light and atmosphere from nothing.

  • How to add natural fog and clouds.

  • Advanced warping to improve your composition.

  • Focus Stacking

  • Basic and advanced luminosity masking

  • Manual Blending

  • Many other powerful techniques: Dodge & Burn, Orton Effect, Light Glow, Controlled Contrast, color corrections, cleaning, sharpening and more.

Dan is a professional landscape astrophotographer, educator, and co-founder of Capture the Atlas. His true calling is helping others unlock their creative potential and capture the beauty of the night sky. Whether through online tutorials, photography tours, or workshops, he's had the privilege of connecting with people from every corner of the globe and inspiring them to see the world through a different lens. Dan's work has been recognized by esteemed organizations such as NASA, National Geographic, and Forbes, and he was named the People’s Choice Winner of the 2022 Astronomy Photographer of the Year award. You can find more about Dan here.

This course includes:

  • 6 Hours
  • Unlimited access
  • From any device