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Ron Leach  |  Nov 25, 2020  |  0 comments

One way to get the creative juices flowing is to step outside your comfort zone. And if you’ve never tried photographing starlit skies, the following video will get you on the road to stunning nighttime landscape photos. This is a great project for the long holiday weekend, so take a look. And have a very happy Thanksgiving.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Whether you’re just beginning in landscape photography or consider yourself experienced, the video below is sure to improve your work. That’s because one of our favorite nature photography experts demonstrates 90% of what you need to know to capture stunning images of the great outdoors.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 18, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the most important decisions a photographer makes when setting up his or her gear is which lens to choose. While, of course, you can always change lenses later if you have an interchangeable lens camera such as a DSLR or mirrorless system, but that can take additional time and you might miss your shot.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 18, 2020  |  0 comments

One sure way to ruin an otherwise great photo is to miss the exposure and end up with ugly blown-out highlights. The problem typically occurs with landscape images when the sun peaks out from behind the clouds. But this unsightly mistake also happens with other types of images—both indoors and out—and doesn’t necessarily mean you have to blow off the shot.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 17, 2020  |  0 comments

There’s no better way to pick up time-proven image-editing tips than to watch what an accomplished pro does to give his images that little something extra. And in the video below, British landscape photographer Nigel Danson reveals seven powerful Lightroom tricks he says every photographer should know.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 17, 2020  |  0 comments

The tips we post typically involves practical techniques you can employ to achieve better photographs. The tutorial below is a bit different, as it reveals a handful of common mistakes to avoid if you want to capture images that truly impress.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Even Lightroom experts probably don't use half of this powerful imaging software's tools and features. Indeed, Adobe has packed so much editing firepower into Lightroom, most of us barely scratch the surface of what it can do.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Some outdoor photographers make the mistake of stowing their gear when the weather turns foul, and as one pro says, “They run off into the trees like a little girl.” That’s a shame, because many of the best opportunities for dramatic landscape photos present themselves when rain, snow, or storm clouds roll in.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 11, 2020  |  0 comments

Some photography mistakes can be minor, but others can have a major impact on the quality of your images. And it's important that beginner photographers learn early on what to remember and what to forget, particularly when it comes to landscape photography.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 11, 2020  |  0 comments

We’re going to start this one with a question on a rather controversial topic: What’s your opinion on using Photoshop to replace a boring sky in landscape photos?

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 04, 2020  |  0 comments

Good landscape composition is one of the easiest things to understand but, perhaps, one of the most difficult things to explain in photography. It's like that old saying: "I don't know much about art, but I know what I like."

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 28, 2020  |  0 comments

Like many photographers recently, landscape pro Mark Denney has been playing around with the new settings in Adobe's recent Lightroom 10 update and what he's discovered has left his mind slightly blown. According to Denney, there's a new tool in Lightroom 10 that "will forever change how you develop color in your landscape photos."

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2020  |  0 comments

Not only are rules meant to be broken, but there are a number of common misconceptions about landscape photography you need to ignore—at least under certain circumstances. Today we’ll explain when you should be a maverick, and show you some gorgeous photos in the process.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2020  |  0 comments

NEWS FLASH: You don’t have to be an experienced pro with a studio full of expensive gear to capture breathtaking portrait photos. We’ll show you how in the quick video below.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 21, 2020  |  0 comments

Here's a thought-provoking video from Adam Karnacz of First Man Photography: is your photography fake or authentic? The crux of Karnacz' argument is that when you over-edit an image, it can sap it of its authenticity, making it nothing more than a manipulated photo illustration, not a photographic representation of a real scene.

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