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Start with a sky photo where the cloud details are hidden.
Decrease Exposure and Highlights to bring back details in bright areas. The image below shows the settings that gave us the results we liked.
Now you can make a dull sky more interesting. For even more flexibility when editing, see the benefits of shooting in raw format.
Contributor: Pei Ketron