If you photograph landscapes, or anything with a sky, you’re very much aware that the weather does not always cooperate. Whether (no pun intended) it’s a bright blue sky with no clouds, an overcast day, or a sunset when the sky did not cooperate, it’s frustrating when you create a photo with a dull sky. Thankfully, with the use of post-processing, we can easily replace skies in our photos and make them look better than the original.
There are several photography software applications that you can use to replace skies. In this article, I will share three that I am most familiar with—Photoshop CC, Luminar AI, and ON1 Photo RAW—and I will discuss the pros and cons of each of them, along with some tips on using the software to replace skies in your photos. I will also show each application using the same photo and sky so you can see how each program handles the sky replacement.
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