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Ron Leach  |  Apr 05, 2024  |  0 comments

Have you ever come across an expansive landscape that can't be captured in one shot, even with an ultra-wide lens? This tutorial explains a super-easy shooting and editing technique for creating a breathtaking image that faithfully replicates the entire vista you witnessed with your eyes.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 04, 2024  |  0 comments

We all try to shoot outdoor photos in the morning or late afternoon whenever possible to take advantage of the "best light." But that doesn't mean it's impossible to capture stunning images under harsh midday sun—especially if you understand the pitfalls and compensate accordingly.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 04, 2024  |  0 comments

Understanding how to capture depth of field is essential when shooting landscapes, wildlife images, and other types of outdoor imagery. It's not difficult to get things right in the camera by strategically manipulating Aperture and ISO settings, and camera-to-subject distance also factors into the equation Aperture.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 03, 2024  |  0 comments

Spring has sprung, and new life has begun, a perfect time to head out and capture it all. Share your spring images to win. 

Ron Leach  |  Apr 03, 2024  |  0 comments

Dealing with image-killing noise is a task commonly faced by landscape photographer who shoot at high ISO settings, either because of low-light conditions or when using slow shutter speeds to capture motion. In either case, there's a simple way to remove these ugly artifacts, and today's tutorial from the PHLOG Photography YouTube channel explains how it works.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 03, 2024  |  0 comments

The April 8 total solar eclipse is just around the corner and many people across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are excited about this spectacular event. Here's an extremely important warning worthy of careful consideration—whether you plan to photograph the eclipse or just marvel at the celestial beauty with your eyes.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 02, 2024  |  0 comments

This tutorial is the first installment of an eye-opening series describing conditions under which you shouldn't trust a camera's meter to deliver accurate exposures when shooting images in certain situations. Today you'll learn how much to underexpose a photo when faced with a low light, high contrast scene.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 02, 2024  |  0 comments

One common concern when photographing outdoor photos under challenging light is that the images we capture don't appear as impressive on the computer as the scene we witness through the viewfinder. If that sounds familiar today's five-minute Lightroom tutorial will set you straight in a hurry.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 02, 2024  |  0 comments

Lightroom is jam-packed with transformative features, and some don't get the attention they deserve. According to instructor Brian Matiash, one good example is the oft-ignored Intersect Masking capabilities.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 02, 2024  |  0 comments

We are thrilled to announce GuruShot's newest creative contest: the "Artful Still Life" photo challenge. This endeavor is a tribute to the enduring beauty of still life photography. 

Ron Leach  |  Apr 01, 2024  |  0 comments

A firm understanding of how to blur portions of an image is essential if you want to create nature photos with maximum impact in which the key subject really stands out from other areas within the frame. This seven-minute tutorial from the Birdman Photography YouTube channel explains an easy Lightroom technique for getting the job done.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 01, 2024  |  0 comments

Buds are blooming just about everywhere you look, and it's time to get out in nature and capture fantastic flower photos. This tutorial from the PHLOG Photography YouTube channel explains everything you need to know for this annual rite of spring.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Mar 31, 2024  |  First Published: Apr 01, 2024  |  0 comments

Less than one month after announcing their plans to acquire US cinema camera manufacturer, LLC, Nikon stunned the photographic industry by declaring that they've consummated the acquisition of Konica-Minolta, a leading manufacturer of business technology and office products.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Mar 29, 2024  |  0 comments

Who can resist the sumptuous appeal of a finely-crafted, genuine leather bag? Combined with elegant styling and superb workmanship, the common camera sling can be elevated to an explicit work of art, an everlasting leather heirloom, even. GRAMS(28), a Hong Kong-based leather goods brand, offers the 172 Camera Sling, a gorgeous and roomy camera shoulder bag that delivers on these potentials. That said, some questionable construction decisions may mar its appeal to ardent photographers. Hear me out…

Ron Leach  |  Mar 29, 2024  |  0 comments

Unless you shoot portraits in b&w, the tones you apply to an image can make or break a photo—even with a beautiful subject. That's because the color values you use are a very important component of visual storytelling and help convey a variety of compelling moods and feelings.