Reduce haze in your photo with the Dehaze slider.
Photo of landscape with a rainbow with filter applied to half of the image

Choose a hazy photo

In Lightroom Classic, locate an image with haze or fog that you would like to cut through. Distant landscapes or coastal scenes are good candidates.

Open the sample photo in Lightroom Classic to reduce the haze in the image

Reduce the haze

In the Develop module, open the Basic panel and look for the Dehaze slider. Drag this slider to the right to reduce the haze in the scene.

Tip: Experiment with dragging the Dehaze slider to the left to increase haze. This is useful for creating the look of mist or fog in a landscape photo or softening a portrait.

Tip: If applying Dehaze makes colors look too intense, drag the Saturation or Vibrance slider in the Basic panel to the left to reduce color saturation.

06/17/2020

Contributor: Ben Willmore

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