How to Brush in Light in Your Photos in Lightroom

March 12, 2019

By Greg Scoblete

The word “photography” derives from a pair of Greek words that roughly translate to “drawing with light.” While it’s a figurative expression, modern software can literally do just that.

In this demo, Matt Kloskowski walks you through how to use the brush tool in Lightroom to quickly paint in light. It’s useful for adding streaming light in a window or for just enhancing contrast in your photo. Have a look:


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