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Ron Leach  |  Feb 07, 2024  |  0 comments

Are you one of those photographers who only shoots during the day? If so, you're missing out on a wide range of amazing photo opportunities, from sparkling cityscapes and dramatic light trails, to moon shots and much more.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 06, 2024  |  0 comments

Ask several accomplished portrait photographers to name the key component of an image, and you'll likely receive the same response: "It's the eyes." Making the most of these beacons of personality often requires a bit of straightforward post processing, and that's what you'll learn how to do today.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 06, 2024  |  0 comments

There are a variety of reasons that unnatural color casts may appear in in your outdoor photographs, and when they do they can really spoil a shot. Fortunately, whether you're dealing with unwanted blue, green or magenta tones, there's a straightforward way to eliminate them in in Lightroom.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 06, 2024  |  0 comments

Have you ever returned from a day in the field, reviewed your photos on the computer, and asked yourself, "What was I thinking in shooting this image?" Like often happens you may have captured a scene that looked awesome through the viewfinder, but your images are boring at best.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 05, 2024  |  0 comments

Let’s face it: Processing images is often an arduous time-consuming task, regardless of the software you use. Another truth is that most photographers would rather be out shooting than sitting behind a computer.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 05, 2024  |  0 comments

Today's portrait  tutorial from the In Your Fayes YouTube channel borrows a popular landscape photographs technique that will supercharge your portraiture skills and enable you to capture beautiful people pictures that really grab attention.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Feb 02, 2024  |  0 comments

The 50mm f/1.2 all-manual APS-C lens from TTArtisan costs around a hundred bucks and is built like an Acme anvil. It offers outstanding value for the dollar and is fun to use. But it's not perfect. Read on to review the Pros and Cons as we see them.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 02, 2024  |  0 comments

If you're unfamiliar with Lightroom's powerful masking filters, you've come to the right place. That's because these easy-to-use too will make a huge difference in the quality of your post-processing results.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 02, 2024  |  0 comments

Most photographers strive to "get it right" in the camera so they don't have to resort to serious post processing to fix the image. Unfortunately that's often difficult—if not impossible—when shooting outdoor scenes with a wide range of tones that exceed the density range of their cameras.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 01, 2024  |  0 comments

Bright blue featureless may be great for a trip to the beach, going on vacation, taking a bike ride, or hiking in the great outdoors. But when it comes to nature and landscape photography, well, not so much.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 01, 2024  |  0 comments

This quick tutorial from the How to Use YouTube channel demonstrates the power of two "crucial" Photoshop tools when editing your portrait photos. The goal is to enhance photos in an alluring, realistic way that that is very flattering to a subject.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 31, 2024  |  0 comments

Here's something that occurs all too often when composing images in the field: We tend to ignore what's right in front of our face, and instead we concentrate on accentuating the midrange and background of a shot.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 31, 2024  |  0 comments

Landscape photographers constantly grapple with complicated, messy scenes that have a wide range of tones, whether their shooting at sunrise, sunset, or in the middle of the day. As a result it's not uncommon to return home with a few images that would be spectacular were it not for the fact that they're seriously underexposed.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 31, 2024  |  0 comments

You've probably heard the term "Expose to the Right" (ETTR) but do you understand the benefits of this somewhat controversial technique and know how to put it to use? Today's tutorial from the Hoffman Photography YouTube channel will get you up to speed so you can begin using ETTR today.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 30, 2024  |  0 comments

We're all looking for a creative edge when editing outdoor photos captured in difficult light. One goal is to create images with maximum impact, and the other is to accomplish that task in way that makes our imagery stand out from the crowd.

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