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Ron Leach  |  Jan 09, 2023  |  0 comments

We regularly post Lightroom tutorials to help make post-processing easier and more effective. And often when we we do there are questions about the differences between Lightroom and Lightroom Classic. Today we’ll end the confusion.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jan 08, 2023  |  0 comments

Show your best images to the world by posting in the Shutterbug Photo of the Day gallery. Here’s the quick and easy procedure along with some tips to help you navigate to the right place, and even some advice about composition and subject matter.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jan 06, 2023  |  0 comments

If you have a recent iPhone it probably defaults to Live Photo and stores images as files that have an HEIC file name extension. Here’s how to change the default to shoot regular still images and save them as the JPEGs you’re accustomed to. But HEIC (High Efficiency Image File format), better known as HEIF, is better than JPEG in many ways, and after learning a bit about it you may not want to revert back to your old, comfortable JPEG files.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 06, 2023  |  0 comments

We have both good news and bad news for you today, and we’ll start with the latter: If you stashed your macro lens in the depths of your photo cabinet at the end of summer, you’ll have to dig it out and dust it off.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 05, 2023  |  0 comments

So how many of you prefer sitting behind a computer instead of being out in the field with a camera hanging around your neck doing what most of us love most? We’ll take a wild guess: Not too many.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 05, 2023  |  0 comments

If you find yourself in a rut and need some inspiration to boost creativity, you’ve come to the right place at the right time. That’s because in barely three minutes you’ll pick up several shooting and editing tips for making eye-popping photos at night.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 05, 2023  |  0 comments

Adobe has been busy over the past two months with significant updates to Lightroom. And with all the powerful enhancements it’s easy to overlook a few powerful tools for improving and speeding up the editing process.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 04, 2023  |  0 comments

The way you frame an outdoor scene can often be the difference between a mediocre shot and one that really grabs attention. In the tutorial below you’ll discover both impediments and potential solutions to composing landscape images for maximum impact.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 04, 2023  |  0 comments

One of the biggest challenges for landscape photographers is exposing a scene in a manner that accurately captures all the tones from deep shadows to highlights. A modern camera with a broad density range helps, but even then editing is often required.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 03, 2023  |  0 comments

We’d all love to shoot professional-quality images, but let’s face it: most of us lack the time, means, and the necessary vision to quit our day jobs and pursue a career in photography. But that doesn’t mean we can’t improve our imagery by emulating skills that make accomplished pros so successful.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 03, 2023  |  0 comments

“To do or NOT to do?” That’s today’s question, as one of Shutterbug readers’ favorite instructors reveals “seven beginner mistakes that every landscape photographer should avoid.”

Ron Leach  |  Jan 03, 2023  |  0 comments

So you sit down behind the computer, open what you thought was a great shot, and the image quality is unexpectedly really bad. Time to move it to the trash and try again, right? Well, not so fast.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Dec 30, 2022  |  0 comments

The specifications of the Fujifilm X-T5 are extraordinarily similar to those of their X-H2. Pretending the price is the same (it isn’t) and you could have one or the other—but only one—which do you choose?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 30, 2022  |  0 comments

Successful destination wedding and elopement photographer Alexandra Schweinberger, based in Austria, first adopted the .photography domain name to brand her business back in 2019 to tell the world who she is, what she does, and that she’s serious about her craft.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 29, 2022  |  0 comments

Optimum image quality is the holy grail of all photographers regardless of whether they shoot portraits, landscapes, wildlife, or just about any other type of images. And when photos fail to meet expectations, it’s easy to blame our gear or the shooting conditions we confront.

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