Pointing your camera into the sun can make a great photograph. However, doing so usually leaves those backlit foreground elements in deep shadow. In this start-to-finish workflow video, watch ON1 Guru Scott Davenport harness the power of Local Adjustments and ON1 Photo RAW’s masking tools to even exposure and color tone of backlit, shadowy subjects.

Learn how to use Luminosity Masking very simply, and how to apply the technique in your normal editing routine. Take time with the temperature and other sliders to correct any color cast from shooting into the sun. You can download the follow along file from here.