You may have heard of the ND Grad Filter (Neutral Density Graduated Filter) that fits over your camera lens and helps you deal with the difference in brightness between the sky and the land. Well, in Adobe Camera RAW, and also available in Adobe Lightroom, is a great tool that emulates this: The Graduated Filter Tool.

In this video tutorial, I show you what this tool does, and how it is so much more versatile than the filter you use on your lens.

You can turn this:

Without filter used

Into this:

With filter used

Watch the video now: