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Ron Leach  |  Oct 03, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re like most outdoor photographers you’ve been awaiting the arrival of autumn for weeks. And now that this spectacular season is finally here, you shouldn’t require much inspiration to grab your gear and get out in the field.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 03, 2022  |  0 comments

When configuring a camera, some photographers either ignore the Color Space menu or consider the options a “set-it-and-forget-it” choice. And that’s a big mistake, because this simple setting has a big impact on how images appear on a computer monitor and when used for various purposes.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 01, 2022  |  0 comments

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Ron Leach  |  Sep 30, 2022  |  0 comments

There’s a bunch of photographers out there who’d like to shoot macro images once in a while, but not often enough to justify purchasing an expensive, dedicated lens. Today we’re going to show you how to get started shooting close-ups on the cheap.

Henry Anderson  |  Sep 29, 2022  |  0 comments

If you want to give your boudoir photos some excitement, just remember the three S’s. What are the three S’s, aka the SSS technique? They stand for Shadows, Shapes and Space.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 29, 2022  |  0 comments

Many photographers shy away from portraiture because of the misconception that a studio, expensive lights, and special skills are required to make images that impress. The quick tutorial below, from Adorama TV, dispels that myth and demonstrates how to make beautiful images outdoors with available light (and a few pro tips).

Ron Leach  |  Sep 29, 2022  |  0 comments

Autumn is a favorite season for many outdoor photographers because of the stunning warm colors that paint the landscape from coast to coast. Yet even when confronted with a beautiful scene, it’s sometimes difficult to capture the vibrance of what you see through the viewfinder.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Sep 29, 2022  |  0 comments

Moving pictures, companion apps, support for Apple’s M1 chipset and smaller footprints are some of the highlights of the 2023 release of beginner-friendly Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements. Elements gets better every year, and with a healthy boost of new music and background content plus AI (in the form of Adobe Sensei), this year’s versions are over the top.

Henry Anderson  |  Sep 28, 2022  |  0 comments

Let’s face it: your camera has a lot of settings, probably more than you will ever need. And while many of those settings can be helpful, some are unnecessary, and others might actually be counterproductive.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 28, 2022  |  0 comments

Photography is no different than other creative pursuits, in that mistakes happen regardless of one’s skills. That’s often true with exposure, particularly under difficult lighting conditions. 

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