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Ron Leach  |  Oct 12, 2021  |  0 comments

One of the most daunting challenges in Photoshop, regardless of your skill level, is doing a precise job of cutting out hair and fur. But in today’s tutorial you’ll learn a remarkably easy trick for achieving great results.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 11, 2021  |  0 comments

Have you ever searched for Photoshop’s White Balance Tool, only to come up empty? Well, join the club. The futility of that search isn't because you looked in the wrong place, but because, surprisingly, that tool doesn't exist.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 11, 2021  |  0 comments

The great thing about bird photography it that it’s a passion you can pursue year-round. But let’s face it: Capturing superb images of our feather friends can be difficult unless you know a few tricks.

Staff  |  Oct 08, 2021  |  0 comments

If the entries in our latest Time of the Season photography contest are anything to go by, it’s been quite the summer indeed. We received some absolutely stunning photos showcasing the essence of this wonderfully diverse season.

 

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 07, 2021  |  0 comments

When you're shooting boudoir photos, it's always good to add a little drama to your imagery. One way to do that is to give your boudoir shots some mood by turning down the lights.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 07, 2021  |  0 comments

Photographers often spend countless hours perfecting their shooting and editing skills, only to be disappointed by inconsistent colors in their images. Today we’re going to let you in on a little secret: it’s difficult to achieve accurate results if you don’t calibrate your monitor.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Oct 07, 2021  |  0 comments

By now you’ve caught on that Adobe updates, refines and improves Photoshop Elements every fall, adding more and more rich features each year. The 2022 version is the most powerful ever, and possibly the best dollar-value-bargain in the world of digital photo editing.

Should you upgrade from an earlier version? Read on to find out what we think.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 06, 2021  |  0 comments

A lot of budding landscape photographers, when they are first starting out, ask a common question. What photography gear is essential for capturing landscapes?

Ron Leach  |  Oct 06, 2021  |  0 comments

So what goes into making an epic landscape photograph? That’s a difficult, if not impossible, question to answer because the notion of artistic beauty is a very subjective matter. What we do know, however, is that you have to check a few boxes off your list before any image can be considered fantastic.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 06, 2021  |  0 comments

Like it or not, knowing how to effectively process your images is part of being a photographer and everyone has their own approach. Some of you use Lightroom, others prefer Photoshop, and still others employ a combination of the two.`

Shutterbug Staff  |  Oct 06, 2021  |  First Published: Oct 05, 2021  |  0 comments

We teamed up with GuruShots once again for another fabulous photo challenge. This time the theme was "Tell A Story" where we asked photographers to submit a captivating image that conveyed a tale of some kind.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 05, 2021  |  0 comments

Anyone who has used Photoshop knows there are usually several ways to accomplish the same task. Some are complex and best used by experts, while others are super simple and can be handled by anyone.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 05, 2021  |  0 comments

Some landscape photographers always shoot with a wide-angle lens, while others occasionally turn to a telephoto. Some insist on using prime lenses, while others prefer the versatility of zooms.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 04, 2021  |  0 comments

A lot goes into making great landscape photographs, including dealing with ever-changing light, determining the proper point of focus for optimum depth of field, and simplifying complicated scenes with effective composition.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 04, 2021  |  0 comments

In short, this eye-opening tutorial from portrait/street photographer Manny Ortiz is a visual examination of what could be called “the art of seeing,” Ortiz uses his compelling imagery to illustrate what accomplished photographers see upon arriving upon a scene, as opposed to how non-photographers (or less adept shooters) view the same location.

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