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Ron Leach  |  Nov 08, 2022  |  0 comments

Are your images lacking in depth and interest? If so, today’s tutorial reveals what a British pro says is “the most powerful composition tool in photography.” By following his simple advice, you’ll immediately take your imagery to the next level.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 07, 2022  |  0 comments

If you consistently capture great images under normal conditions but struggle in low light, the tutorial below is for you—whether you shoot landscapes, wildlife, or other types of outdoor photographs.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 04, 2022  |  0 comments

Travel and landscape photographers typically reach for a wide-angle lens when confronted with a compelling landscape. But choosing a telephoto provides an opportunity to create images that stand out from the rest—especially in iconic locations that have been photographed time and time again.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 03, 2022  |  1 comments

If you use Photoshop to process images, you know there’s a lot going on under the hood, and some powerful features and shortcuts can be very difficult to find. In the tutorial below you’ll discover what one pro says are “hidden efficiency gems in Photoshop that feel like cheating.”

Ron Leach  |  Nov 01, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re just getting started in landscape photography, or you typically shoot something else, it’s important to learn the basics for capturing impressive images the next time you venture into the great outdoors—whether that’s on vacation, while hiking, or visiting a local park or nature center.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 01, 2022  |  0 comments

Do you want to be more creative and capture images that stand out from the crowd? One way to do that is by gaining a full understanding of the relationship between aperture and shutter speed as pertains to whatever you’re shooting.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 31, 2022  |  0 comments

Many experienced outdoor photographers never leave home without a polarizing filter, whether they’re shooting landscape, nature, or travel photos. In fact, some experienced shooters claim this affordable tool is number one on their list of affordable photo accessories.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 31, 2022  |  0 comments

You’ll be forgiven for not recognizing the eXplorer brand of affordable, high-quality camera supports, because it’s only been around for several months. But if you’re in the market for a premium model designed for shooting in the field, these full-featured carbon fiber tripods deserve a close look.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2022  |  0 comments

One way to give landscape images a dreamy, unique look is to employ slow shutter speeds to create a sense of motion that’s not visible to the naked eye. By using this technique clouds take on a soft cotton-like appearance, as does flowing water in lakes, streams, waterfalls, and the sea.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 25, 2022  |  0 comments

Outdoor photographers spend a lot of time chasing “great light” as they strive to make the best photos possible. But according to one trusted pro, “There’s no such thing as bad light.”

Ron Leach  |  Oct 25, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re a travel, nature, or landscape photographer, today’s tutorial is a must-see. In barely 20 minutes you’ll learn 50 Photoshop tips, tricks, and shortcuts that will make editing easier and deliver optimum results.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 21, 2022  |  0 comments

We’ve talked a lot in the past about the difficulty of properly exposing landscape photos, because of ever-changing light and the wide range of brightness that often occurs within the frame. It’s often just as challenging, for different reasons, to attain proper focus—an equally critical consideration.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 20, 2022  |  0 comments

OK, listen up: Todays topic is “bokeh balls” and we don’t want any off-color comments! So what exactly are bokeh balls, and how to they affect your images? Simply put, they are spherical out-of-focus highlights that add interest and impact to all sorts of photos.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 18, 2022  |  0 comments

Spring and summer usually come to mind when most photographers think about shooting macro and close-up photos, when budding flowers, insects and other creepy-crawlies are just about everywhere you look. But if you’ve already stashed your macro lens for the year, you may have second thoughts after watching the video below.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 17, 2022  |  0 comments

Landscape photography can be very challenging for a variety of reasons, including complicated scenes with numerous objects, a wide range of tones throughout the frame, and a broad density range from light to dark. These same variables can make the image-editing task difficult as well.

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