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Ron Leach  |  Dec 29, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re looking for quick and simple tricks to give photographs a boost, this video is for you, as an image-editing expert demonstrates what he calls the “the five best photo manipulation tools in Photoshop.”

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 25, 2020  |  1 comments

Did you just get a new camera? Or maybe you’re getting reacquainted with a camera that’s been on the shelf for awhile? Getting good pictures consistently – the ultimate goal of all photographers – is easier than you think. Here are 10 tips that I share with all photographers regardless of skill level.

Jason Schneider  |  Dec 24, 2020  |  0 comments

When Sigma decided to extend its esteemed Contemporary line of broad-spectrum lenses to include a full-frame 100-400mm long-range telephoto zoom, they handed their optical engineers a tough assignment: come up with a really long 4x zoom that delivers outstanding imaging performance and enhanced shooting flexibility in a compact, well-balanced, lightweight package optimized for handheld shooting. In other words, they wanted a lens that would expand the long tele zoom market by appealing to travelers, nature, wildlife, and street photographers, hikers, sports shooters and others daunted by the prospect of toting and hefting a ponderous telephoto zoom lens. 

Ron Leach  |  Dec 24, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re turned off by the idea of “photo hacks” because you assume it involves something gimmicky, this tutorial will quickly change your mind. Even better, you’ll see how a simple tactic can change your landscape photography forever.

Dean Zulich  |  Dec 23, 2020  |  1 comments

Regardless if you are dealing with limited time, adverse circumstances, or a lack of props, there is always a way to create compelling portraits on the run. In this tutorial, pro photographer Dean Zulich shares portrait photography tips from his shoots from different locations all over the world.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 23, 2020  |  0 comments

When it comes to editing images in Photoshop, Lightroom, or Adobe Camera Raw, some photographers aren’t quite sure about the difference between the Vibrance and Saturation tools. And others don’t know when to use one instead of the other. If that sounds like you, read on.

Theano Nikitas  |  Dec 22, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the latest additions to Canon’s full-frame mirrorless line, the 20-megapixel Canon EOS R6 ($2,499, body only) is the lower resolution sibling to the 45MP EOS R5 but offers many of the same features as the more expensive ($3,899) model.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 22, 2020  |  0 comments

One way to expand your skills and make interesting images is to try something different. And that’s what this tutorial is all about, as a Danish pro explains his approach to moody, long-exposure nature photography.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 22, 2020  |  0 comments

Remember HDR, the often-overused Photoshop technique that supposedly met an early demise? Well the death of HDR was greatly exaggerated, if you take a subtle approach and use this technique properly.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 21, 2020  |  0 comments

Have your model strike the right pose, and your photo shoot could be a success. Have them strike the wrong one and it could end up a disaster. Nowhere is this more important thaen in boudoir and swimwear photography where appealing posing is critical.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 18, 2020  |  0 comments

What if there was a technique to help you get perfectly exposed and razor sharp photos every time? According to landscape pro Mark Denney, there is but he didn't know how effective it really was until he put it to the test in the below video.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 18, 2020  |  0 comments

Looking for photo gifts that are a little different for the photographers in your life? Start here with our list of the 7 greatest new and/or unique photo gifts in the universe. If you are into digital photography or cameras of any sort yourself, odds are you’ll find something on this list of photo gifts that you’ll want to call your own. We did.

Dan Havlik  |  Dec 17, 2020  |  0 comments

We've featured the incredible photos of our favorite camera trickster Jordi Koalitic all year long so it's fitting we end 2020 with his ten best photography tricks of the past twelve months. In the below video, Koalitic pulls out all the stops with ten mind-blowing images that were produced using simple household items in extremely creative ways.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 17, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the first decisions every photographer makes before purchasing a new camera is whether they want a full frame model or one with an APS-C or micro four thirds sensor. It’s an important consideration because the choice you make determines what the focal length of your lenses really means.

Roberto Valenzuela  |  Dec 16, 2020  |  0 comments

When I was invited to create five lighting tips for this Exploring Light column, my initial thought was to avoid common lighting tips you’re familiar with and likely using now. Instead, I wanted to offer a few tips and techniques that have benefited me throughout my career while shooting portraits.

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