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Ron Leach  |  Jan 11, 2021  |  0 comments

Most of the tutorials we post from professional photographers involve tips, tricks, and techniques that enable you to improve your skills. But every so often a pro reveals the mistakes he or she made, so you don’t have to make them yourself.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 11, 2021  |  0 comments

Last week we featured a tutorial with the best camera settings for photographing birds in your backyard. Because that story with so popular, we thought we’d do something similar today for landscape photographers.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jan 08, 2021  |  0 comments

These projects are affordable or FREE and will keep you occupied for days – weeks, even. They require no special skills and comply with social distancing safety and common sense. Think of them as sort of blind dates. You may want to spend an afternoon with them, or maybe a few months, or perhaps even the rest of your life.

Henry Anderson  |  Jan 07, 2021  |  1 comments

Winter, in many ways, is one of the hardest seasons to capture as a landscape photographer. The reason, however, doesn't always have to do with the wintery landscape itself, which can look radiantly white when it's full of ice and snow.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 07, 2021  |  0 comments

Let’s face it: Few of us are traveling things days, and that make things difficult for nature photographers who often pursue their craft far from home. But what if you could capture stunning images of birds in your own backyard? If you’re intrigued, read on.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 07, 2021  |  0 comments

Everyone loves photo hacks, especially when it comes to lighting techniques that some photographers find confusing. If that sounds like you, keep reading because you’ll see how to easily create eye-popping portraits in less time that it takes to read this piece.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 06, 2021  |  0 comments

So you’d like to try your hand at portrait photography, but lack a studio and all the specialized lighting gear and accessories typically used by the pros. No problem, because this tutorial demonstrates how to shoot captivating portraits with natural light and simple gear in the comfort of your home.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 06, 2021  |  0 comments

While many landscape and nature photographers shoot in the Aperture Priority exposure mode, others prefer using Manual. So which option provides the most flexibility and superior results? That’s the question we’ll explore in the tutorial below.

The Editors  |  Jan 05, 2021  |  0 comments

Welp, that was an interesting year! But let's move on, shall we, because as the old expression goes, "may you live in interesting times" is both a blessing and a curse. 2020, aka annus horribilis, was also an unusual year in the photography world, which is reflected in our annual rundown of Shutterbug's most popular stories of the year.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 05, 2021  |  0 comments

Everyone has his or her own approach to editing images in Lightroom. And that’s really fortunate for Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers, because there’s an underutilized resource available that lets you see the step-by-step edits other photographers applied to their photos.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 04, 2021  |  0 comments

Should you crop your photos or leave them alone? How much can you crop an image without degrading resolution and ruining the quality? Are there specific cropping rules to follow, or does the technique vary from photo to photo?

Ron Leach  |  Jan 04, 2021  |  0 comments

Whether you’re new to landscape photography or consider yourself an experienced shooter, there’s always something to learn. And there’s no better way to do that than through the eyes of a top pro. And that’s what you’ll find below, as British nature photographer Nigel Danson reveals what he considers his “most important tip” when visiting a new location.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 31, 2020  |  0 comments

Not satisfied to assail those who abuse American English grammar, I now assault the bane of human communications: abbreviations. Yes, at the risk of being totally devoid of SEO considerations, I share with you today what’s wrong with the way photographers take verbal shortcuts. IMHO.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 30, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re looking for a bit of inspiration for shooting unique photos over the upcoming holiday weekend, you’ve come to the right place. That’s because a popular pro reveals what he considers the 10 best photography ideas of 2020.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 29, 2020  |  1 comments

This tutorial begins with a question: “How do you tell truly captivating stories with your landscape photography?” In other words, stories that tell your viewers what you want them to know about a place.

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