From Episode 573 of Our Weekly Photography Talk Show, The Grid

Dive into this photo editing session as we take a RAW bird image and elevate it to the next level. From straightening the wood perch to enhancing the overall contrast and color, every step is meticulously detailed. Learn the power of tools like generative fill in removing distracting elements and the magic of AI-driven plugins for noise reduction and sharpening. Whether you’re a seasoned photo editor or just starting out, this tutorial offers a comprehensive look into the art of photo retouching. Witness the dramatic transformation from the original to the final masterpiece and pick up invaluable editing techniques along the way. Join us in this journey of turning a good photo into a stunning visual treat!

You can watch the full episode here. In episode 573, “How Would I Edit Your Photo,” Scott Kelby goes through the unedited pictures sent by members of the audience and shows how he would edit them from start to finish in Lightroom or Photoshop.