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I've been editing a landscape image with lightning in the sky, and I've brought up the clarity and contrast in Lightroom to make it stand out more. However, I end up with a noticeably brighter sky around trees on the horizon, as well as in between branches and such in the trees. Most of the methods I've found online have messed up because of the trees on the horizon.
How can I make the sky on the horizon and behind the trees blend in?