4 Ways to correct an underexposed image in Lightroom

Intentionally underexposing your photos can provide a few key benefits for the final outcome of your images.

For one, underexposing helps capture more details of a photo; details that can be brought back in post-processing, especially when shooting in RAW.

In this tutorial, I am going to show you 4 ways to correct and enhance an underexposed image in Lightroom to make it stand out and look polished!

fixing an underexposed image in Lightroom

Let's uncover these 4 simple ways of fixing an underexposed image in Lightroom:


So, whatcha think? Did you learn something new???

Let us know by commenting below & share with us your favorite takeaway from this tutorial. We can't wait to see what you have to say!

We create Lightroom tutorials based on your words of encouragement, so your feedback is more important than you know!

And if you love the tones in this edit, make sure you check out our Recollections preset pack demonstrated in this video for even more before & afters.

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  • Didn’t know about the radial filter! Will be very useful! Thank you!

  • Thanks Katie, glad you enjoyed the lesson! :)

    Heather - Two Blooms
  • Thanks for the lesson! Seems like I can never learn enough about LR (and your little boy is adorable). Hope you have a happy day!


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