Experiment with light and color in your sunset photos using the white balance controls in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
What you'll need
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Click the + icon and then add the sample photo, or use your own.
Set the White Balance to Auto in the Color panel and notice the immediate effect on the colors.
Adjust the Temp, Tint, and Saturation sliders to further alter the color in your sunset scene. It’s easy to oversaturate your colors, so be careful with the last slider.
These are the adjustments we liked best for our boat with sunset.
See the impact that applying a creative effect can have on your sunset photos.
Now you can explore your inner Monet and create variations of your own sunset scenes.
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