Processing WILDLIFE in LUMINAR 4


In this video, I process a wildlife RAW file, beginning to end using Luminar 4. In it, I begin by adjusting the image globally then do selective local adjustments to further enhance the image.

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Gear & Settings used for the image shown in the video:

Nikon D500:
Nikon 200-500mm F5.6 Lens:
Nikon 1.4x Teleconverter:

Aperture Priority Mode
Spot Metering Mode – metered on the bird’s face
Single Point Focus – Focused on the bird’s eye
Auto White Balance
1/200, F8.0, iso: 400 at 700mm

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I used this software to record my screen in this video