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Ron Leach  |  Jan 12, 2024  |  0 comments

Have you stumbled across a setting in your camera's menu called "Picture Styles" or "Picture Profiles" and wondered what they're all about? If so, you've come to the right placed today because choosing the best option for the task at hand can make a big difference in your results.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 11, 2024  |  0 comments

New Photoshop users are often bewildered by the vast array of available features and tools. Today's quick tutorial will help you understand the basic concepts of White Balance and Color.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 10, 2024  |  0 comments

This is the first tutorial we've posted from Albert Dros, a long-time professional landscape photographer based in the Netherlands who has a solid following on his instructional YouTube channel. Dros is also an experienced Lightroom user, and in this episode he reveals eight editing tricks that comprise a big part of his workflow.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 10, 2024  |  0 comments

It happens every year, and we're not referring to the onset of spring for all you baseball fans. Rather, the tutorial below  from the Park Cameras YouTube channel, addresses how to capture great landscape images during the bleak days of winter.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 10, 2024  |  0 comments

Landscape photography can be difficult depending upon ambient light and the position of the sun. Earlier this week we featured a powerful Lightroom tutorial for "relighting" dull and lifeless images, and today we have another one that addresses a different challenge.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 09, 2024  |  0 comments

Here's a quick tutorial that demystifies the process of focus stacking; a technique many photographers avoid because of conventional wisdom that the technique is overly complicated to get right. In fact, it's super easy if you follow the straightforward tips below.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 08, 2024  |  0 comments

Dull, lifeless photos are the bane of landscape photographers, and flat light is often the culprit. Sometimes our camera settings deserve some blame too, but in either case there's a simple Lightroom "relighting" trick that will come to the rescue.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 08, 2024  |  0 comments

According to British Landscape photographer Nigel Danson, "Masks are the most important part of Lightroom" and he uses them on every image he edits. In fact, Danson refers to Masks as "my secret weapon," and in this tutorial he explains his favorite ways to use them to their full potential.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 08, 2024  |  0 comments

Many photographers edit their images using the latest and greatest processing tools that tend to grab all the headlines, which is why you may be unfamiliar with Photoshop's Threshold feature that's been around forever. Today you'll learn how to create photos with a unique look with this powerful and oft-ignored technique.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 06, 2024  |  0 comments

Listen up landscape photographers, because were going to let you in on an oft-ignored secret: sometimes less is more. By taking a minimalist approach your images will really stand out from the crowd and you may even develop a new style in the process.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 05, 2024  |  0 comments

It's not too late to update your New Year's Resolutions, and there's a good one to add to the list: Don't make the same common photography mistakes that you did in the past. That way you'll become a much better photographer in 2024 and beyond.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 05, 2024  |  0 comments

There are numerous reasons for eliminating distracting elements from a photo, beyond the proverbial example of a fencepost emanating from a subject's head. In today's quick Photoshop tutorial you'll learn what an image-editing expert says is "one of the newest and most impressive ways to remove objects in Photoshop."

Ron Leach  |  Jan 04, 2024  |  0 comments

Exposing photos for the highlights can be a valuable technique for shooting during the day, and even more essential after the sun drops below the horizon. This tutorial provides two examples of the power of this technique and includes editing tips for quickly perfecting your results.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 02, 2024  |  0 comments

In may be a new year, but it's still "Tutorial Tuesday" at Park Cameras—a leading retailer in the UK that posts weekly photography lessons for their customers and the rest of us who want to improve our skills. Today's episode is all about employing exposure bracketing in the conventional way, as well as for other tasks you may not have used it for in the past.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 02, 2024  |  0 comments

The first thing most landscape photographers do upon reaching a location is pull out their favorite wide-angle lens. In the past we've suggested giving telephotos a try to create images with a different look, and in the video below you see how a mid-range zoom lens can also create a unique look.

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