Nature Photography How To

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Ron Leach  |  Jun 14, 2023  |  0 comments

Some photographers prefer using a camera's Live View mode to frame images on the rear LCD, instead of doing so through the viewfinder. It's fine if that's your reference, unless you experience the problem described in the video below. We'll give you a hint: It has to do with your vision.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 14, 2023  |  0 comments

Sunrises and sunsets are among the most popular scenes captured by photographers, and they present a few challenges for arriving at correct focus and exposure. One factor is the unusual light that occurs just before the sun peaks over the horizon in the morning, or when it drops out of view at dusk.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 13, 2023  |  0 comments

We featured a tutorial not long ago explaining how to make the sharpest photos possible in the camera when shooting nature and landscape subjects. Today’s tutorial from Camera Focus—a new YouTube channel based in France—takes things further with a method that relies upon both shooting and editing tricks to get the job done with perfection.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 13, 2023  |  0 comments

We often discuss the challenge of shooting and editing landscapes scenes with a wide range wide range of tones from bright highlights to deep shadows. But there’s another problem you may encounter, and that’s what you’ll learn how to handle in today’s tutorial below from the popular PHLOG Photography YouTube channel.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 13, 2023  |  0 comments

Among the most popular scenes for landscape photographers this time of year are hillsides of fields painted with colorful wildflowers. The tutorial below from an accomplished pro explains his favorite techniques for getting the job done.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 12, 2023  |  0 comments

Image noise can really ruin an otherwise nice photo with ugly artifacts that appear as random speckles of grain and unsightly variations in the brightness and colors of your shot. It's a rather common occurrence, shrouded in a common misconception, that's demystified in the tutorial below.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 09, 2023  |  0 comments

How do you photograph summer? Ecstatically of course! Here's a large collection of tips that are sure to make your summertime photography more enjoyable and more successful.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 09, 2023  |  0 comments

Achieving fast and precise focus is a primary goal of all outdoor photographers, whether they shoot wildlife, sports, adventure, or travel images. Even landscape photographers want to hit the proper point of focus when capturing static scenes.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 09, 2023  |  0 comments

Adobe created quite a buzz with the recent update to Photoshop, much of it with regard to new Generative Fill capabilities. But there's another significant improvement that hasn't received quite the attention it deserves.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 08, 2023  |  0 comments

We constantly preach the importance of experimenting with new techniques that enable you to create a style all your own and make your images stand out from the rest. There are a variety of ways to achieve these goals—either in the camera or during the editing process,

Ron Leach  |  Jun 07, 2023  |  0 comments

The official start of summer is barely two weeks away, and with the new season come some unique challenges for nature and landscape photographers, as well as just about everyone else who shoots outdoors. The tutorial below presents several solutions for solving the most common difficulties you're likely to encounter.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 07, 2023  |  0 comments

Like all equipment with moving parts, every camera has a finite life cycle, and one disastrous failing is when a shutter craps out. That's why it's important to know how to check the number of images captured with your camera, or another one you want to buy used.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 07, 2023  |  0 comments

If you've never had the time or money to go on a photo safari, today is your lucky day. You don't have to pack a suitcase or pay for hotel rooms and expensive plane tickets, because the itinerary here is a quick trip to your own backyard. Apartment dwellers should pay close attention too, since the tips in the tutorial work equally well at your neighborhood park or at a close-by nature center..

Ron Leach  |  Jun 06, 2023  |  0 comments

If you always limit yourself to one specific genre of photography your editing workflow may be pretty well defined. But most shooters have a more eclectic approach to our craft, requiring different processing methods depending up the type of image at hand.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 05, 2023  |  0 comments

Sometimes we come upon a scene that would make am awesome photo—were it not for bland, boring light and ugly distractions in the background. Rather than move on or come back another day the next time this happens, we suggest you watch the tutorial below with a fast and effective edit for making dull images "really POP."