Master Local Editing in Lightroom:

Toolkit and Pro Course


Fully updated to cover every aspect of

Lightroom’s new Masking Panel

This bundle includes…

My Personal Lightroom Toolkit:

39 Custom Tools to Maximize Your Editing

Check out a few examples…

Tone Tools

The Darken Skies and Brighten Ground tools can be used to quickly and easily achieve a painterly quality of light.

Use my custom Dodge and Burn brushes to add contouring and a 3D feeling to your shots. Check the foreground in the before/after below.

Original With Darken Skies & Brighten Ground Tools
Original With Smart Dodge & Burn

Atmospheric Tools

Add Orton Glow for a soft, dreamy, fairytale look

Original With Orton Glow

Create the effect of strong, atmospheric light beaming through your scene.

Original With Glowing Atmosphere

Color Tools

Enhance just the colors you want, exactly where you want. Shift colors slightly to create a more pleasing color palette. Learn to easily create color range masks to apply your adjustments with extreme precision.

Original With Color Pop Brushes

Complete Lightroom Editing Workflow

See how to combine multiple tools, along with global adjustments, to quickly create beautiful, stylistic edits of your photos that showcase your artistic vision.

Original 5-minute edit, using these tools.

Here is what


This Bundle Also Includes:

The Lightroom Local Editing Pro Course

Bust the myth that you need Photoshop to create beautiful photos.

There’s an all-too-common myth in the landscape photography world: that Lightroom is good for high-level editing, but that if you want to do anything with precision you have to use Photoshop.

I am here to bust that myth!

This course is designed to make you a Pro at fine-toothed editing in Lightroom. Isolate shadows and highlights, add color to one small patch of sky, increase the detail in a rock formation without affecting anything else. The possibilities are endless.


39 Pre-Built Grad, Radial, and Brush Tools

19 In-Depth Instructional Videos

3 hr 10 min. of content

Watch on any device

The Gradient Filter

This is an awesome tool for darkening skies, smoothing out exposure, removing color casts, and even creating soft glow effects in your images.

Original Grad Filter Used to Apply a Soft Focus Effect
Original With Grad Filter Tool

The Radial Filter

The radial filter is one of the most underrated and underutilized tools in Lightroom. Not only can it be used to add stunning light effects, but it can also be used to apply incredibly fine-tuned and adjustable vignettes that are far more powerful than Lightroom’s built-in vignetting.

Original With With Radial Filter
Original With With Radial Filter

The Adjustment Brush

The adjustment brush is an insane powerhouse of local editing. Use it to dodge and burn, boost shadows and darken highlights, enhance color in specific areas, create fog and atmosphere, and even bring out your Milky Way.

Original Dodge & Burn with Adjustment Brush
Original Using Adjustment Brush to Add Fog and Depth

Let’s take it up a notch:

You’ve heard of Luminosity Masking in Photoshop? It sounds a little scary, right?

Thankfully, creating these kinds of masks in Lightroom is as easy as adjusting two sliders. In this course you will learn how to create luminosity and color masks for your adjustments in Lightroom, quickly, simply, and non-destructively. It’s amazingly fast and easy.

Imagine dodging just the spines of a cactus in order to bring out its beautiful rim light. That’s what you’ll learn in this course.

Before After

And here’s the mask I created for this adjustment, entirely within Lightroom. Now that’s precise!


Key takeaways you’ll learn from this course and toolkit:


The answer is a big fat YES if you:
If any of this applies to you, then you are in the right place and this course is going to fix all of your problems. Well, maybe not all of your problems, but at least some of your landscape photography problems right now.

9 Easy Steps to Photographing Epic Grand Landscapes is a course aimed at experienced beginner and intermediate photographers but will be useful for anyone who wants to learn how to create epic Grand Landscape photos.

$89 $49

Frequently Asked Questions

How does lifetime access sound? After purchasing, you have instant, unlimited access to this course for as long as you like, across any and all devices you own.

And the toolkit is downloaded and installed on your computer, for your use as long as you like.

Absolutely! Every video is available for you to download.

Nope! Frankly, I’m not a big fan of presets, because there’s no such thing as one-size-fits-all editing when it comes to landscape photography.

Instead these are custom-built tools that I use all the time on my own photos to help me enhance atmosphere and light, add impact to skies and foregrounds, enhance specific colors, make my Milky Way photos pop, and more.

Not at all. Think of it like this: if you buy the same paintbrushes and paints as Bob Ross, will your paintings look like his? Probably not! Because even though you are using the same tools, it’s up to your creativity and artistic sense to use the tools in a way that works best for you.

This LR toolkit is exactly the same. The tools will help you accomplish certain goals (like adding warmth or glow), but the how you use them, when, and where is up to you!

Yes! This toolkit is 100% compatible with Adobe Camera Raw. You will find the installation instructions for ACR in the course materials.

  • A computer with Lightroom Classic installed
  • Your own raw photos
  • Speakers / headphones for the tutorials
  • Snacks (optional but recommended)

Unfortunately not at this time. The cloud version of Lightroom does not support pre-built tools yet. However, you can certainly watch the course, learn how to build the tools yourself, and then apply that knowledge within Lightroom Cloud.

Great question! Usually when someone asks “is this Photoshopped?” what they really mean is “did you add something to this photo that wasn’t there before?” Like dropping in a different sky, or warping a mountain to look taller, or cloning a bunch of wildflowers to add color to the scene.

These LR tools don’t allow you to replace skies, warp mountains, or add unicorns or rainbows, sorry. What these tools let you do is brighten or darken parts of your photo, make them warmer or cooler, and make details clearer (or less clear). But with those simple adjustments you can create a huge number of creative effects that add atmosphere mood, color, and artistic styling to your photos to make them truly your own.

Yes you can. You will see the PayPal option on the checkout screen.

I think you’re going to love this course and these tools. But if you try it and it’s not for you, no worries. I have a full 14-day refund policy and am happy to refund your money, no questions asked.

Got a different question? Let me know!


I’ve helped thousands of people improve their photos. Here’s how I can help you.

I’ve been teaching photography for over 12 years. In the beginning I was teaching only myself. But as I began to understand what made a good photo I quickly moved on to assisting other photographers on their workshops, and then to teaching my own. Since then I’ve instructed thousands of photographers in person in some of the most beautiful places in the world.

But I didn’t stop there. I also created one of the most popular photography channels on YouTube, which has over 300,000 subscribers and 14 million video views (and counting!).

Throughout these years of teaching (as well as refining my own photography) I’ve learned a lot about what makes a good photo and what doesn’t.

I’ve also come to realize when you’re learning photography you need more than just theory. You need practical approaches, step-by-step processes, and go-to ideas about how to craft a winning image. You need a framework to start from that you can build your own creative ideas off of.

That’s why I created this Lightroom Toolkit and Local Editing Pro Course.

These tools give you everything you need to become a pro at precision editing in Lightroom, and to bring your artistic vision to life in post.

Add creative artistry to your edits

Master local editing like a pro. Utilize my pre-built tools to add simple, powerful creative effects to your photos and bring out your inner artist.


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