Use Radial Filters to Make Your Images POP! (Lightroom Tutorial)


In this video I explain why we often add a vignette to our images then I explain why in some instances, applying a Radial Filter is superior to the “Effects” vignette in Lightroom. Finally, I demo how it’s done.

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Gear and settings used to capture the image in the video:

Nikon D500:
Nikon 200-500mm F5.6 Lens:
Nikon 1.4x Teleconverter:
Sony 120GB XQD Card:
Sony XQD/SD Card Reader:
Peak Design Camera Strap:

Aperture Priority Mode⠀
Auto-white Balance⠀⁠⠀
Spot Metering – Metered on the eagle’s eye⠀⁠⠀
Single Point Focus – Focused on the eagle’s eye⠀
1/1000, F8.0, iso 800 at 650mm⠀

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