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Ron Leach  |  Dec 15, 2021  |  0 comments

Most of the tutorials we post deal with a singular shooting or editing technique for making a specific type of image. The unique video below is different, as it reveals one essential method for improving virtually every photo you shoot.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 14, 2021  |  0 comments

The first thing most photographers do after buying a new camera is to invest in a second battery, and the immediate quandary is whether to buy an expensive OEM product or purchase a bargain-priced battery that supposedly offers equal or better performance.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 13, 2021  |  0 comments

We regularly turn to British pro Nigel Danson for expert tips on capturing compelling landscape and travel photos. Today’s tutorial is a bit different, as he foregoes a discussion of gear and shooting techniques, and reveals what he says are the best exposure settings to use.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 09, 2021  |  0 comments

Winter is just about here, and with it comes great opportunities for beautiful landscape photography. One of the downsides is that this final season of the year is frequently accompanied by weather that is downright awful.

Deborah Sandidge  |  Dec 09, 2021  |  0 comments

It’s often a case of hurry up and wait. I’ll hurry to a location—often it’s a beach, while it’s still dark, and with a flashlight to guide me I’ll check out where the rocks and tide are. Then I decide on the location for the camera and select the lens that will best tell the story.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 08, 2021  |  0 comments

What are the most important focal lengths for landscape photography? Pro landscape photographer Mark Denney has picked two of them and says, "they're not what you think."

Ron Leach  |  Dec 08, 2021  |  0 comments

When reviewing images on the computer, many of us immediately relegate images with boring flat light to the trash. But if you resist the temptation and employ a simple editing technique, you can rehabilitate dull images and turn them into something special.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 08, 2021  |  0 comments

Whether you’re shooting at a local nature reserve, on safari in Africa, or photographing birds in your backyard, there are several things you can do to dramatically improve your results.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 07, 2021  |  0 comments

Let’s say you arrive at a gorgeous location before dawn with all the gear you need for capturing epic winter sunrise photos. You’ve got it nailed, right? Well not so fast.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 06, 2021  |  0 comments

Making great images is often about being in the right place at the right time. But that’s not always possible depending upon where you live, where you’re going, and the degree to which Mother Nature cooperates.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 03, 2021  |  0 comments

Winter doesn’t officially begin for another couple of weeks, but in some parts of the county the cold, wintery landscape has already appeared. Today we’ll show you how to make awe-inspiring photos of the new season.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 02, 2021  |  0 comments

Conventional wisdom has always been that zoom lenses can’t compete with fixed focal length glass for most forms of photography. So when a respected pro asks, “Are zoom lenses just better than primes,” we stop and pay attention.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 02, 2021  |  0 comments

Many photographers think of cropping as a simple and incidental task. But if you want to create images with maximum impact, the act of cropping an image requires careful and thoughtful techniques.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 01, 2021  |  0 comments

Landscape photographer Mark Denney's video from a few years ago on landscape photography mistakes that beginners make proved to be one of his most popular of all time. Now he's back with a follow-up tutorial that addresses something he didn't tackle in the previous video: what do you do when you make a photo mistake on location?

Ron Leach  |  Dec 01, 2021  |  0 comments

Have you ever spent a day in the field, thinking you captured several great photographs, only to discover on the computer that some of the images are dull, noisy, and boring? If that’s happened to you, like it has to the best of us, the following Photoshop tutorial will set you straight.

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