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Ron Leach Posted: Mar 28, 2017 0 comments

Last week we featured Episode 1 in a new how-to series by image-editing expert Anthony Morganti, designed for those of you new to Photoshop and Lightroom. Here, in Episode 2, you’ll learn how to use Layer Masks to properly balance photos with both bright highlights and dark shadows.

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Ron Leach Posted: Mar 28, 2017 0 comments

Last fall we ran a preview of our favorite early entries in the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards (SWPA), and now the stunning winning images have been announced. The photos you see here are the best shots in each of the contest’s 10 open categories, including our lead photo by UK photographer Tim Cornbill who took top honors in the Architecture category.

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Ron Leach Posted: Mar 27, 2017 0 comments

Last year we featured a mind-blowing 53,000-megapixel image that Bentley Motors created for an ad campaign. At first glance the shot looked like just another distant scenic photo of San Franscisco's Golden Gate Bridge—until you used the interactive controls to zoom in so tight you could literally see the stitching on the car’s headrest as it drove across the bridge.

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 27, 2017 0 comments

Making great portraits doesn’t have to require a lot of expensive gear as you can see in the quick tutorial below from Canadian commercial photographer Nathan Elson. In less than three minutes Elson explains two indoor setups and one outdoors that are guaranteed to give you some great results.

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 27, 2017 0 comments

National Geographic photographers are pretty much the cream of the crop when it comes to travel and adventure photography. And now you can get their advice for free with this pdf download of the “National Geographic Guide to Photography.”

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Ron Leach Posted: Mar 24, 2017 0 comments

Our friends across the pond at Canon UK are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Canon’s EOS camera system with a new line of company-branded apparel and accessories. 

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 24, 2017 0 comments

Ben Horne is an accomplished nature photographer who says his goal “is to create simple, structured, and calm images of nature.” In the video below, Horne takes you to scenic Death Valley and provides some great tips on shooting landscapes.

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 24, 2017 0 comments

One way to have fun with photography and get the creative juices flowing is to step out of your comfort zone and do things a bit differently. The quick tutorial below will help you do just that by offering a variety of fun tips and tricks for shooting portraits.

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Mar 23, 2017 0 comments

Last fall we published a series of fun quizzes and thankfully no one took them, or themselves, too seriously. Well, we’re doing it again. They’re a bit easier this time except for the first four and the last nine. Tell us how you scored in the comments. And no peeking at Google. Ready?

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 23, 2017 0 comments

British nature photographer Thomas Heaton says his images “are all about telling a story,” and in the video below he shares some great tips and tricks so that you can do likewise the next time you’re out shooting seascapes.

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