Outdoor Photography How To

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Ron Leach  |  Jan 03, 2022  |  0 comments

The great thing about bird photography is that you can often make amazing images in your backyard if you don’t have a nature preserve nearby. In the video below you’ll learn five easy tips for shooting captivating photographs of birds, whether you’re at home or shooting in the field.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 30, 2021  |  0 comments

Let's face it: not every photo you shoot is going to be sharp. That fact can be pretty disappointing if you like the subject, composition and exposure of a particular image but find out later it's a bit soft.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 30, 2021  |  0 comments

There’s no better way to learn than from the successes (and failures) of a top pro, and in the video below you’ll see some awesome landscape images and pick up several helpful tips on what made them so remarkable.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 29, 2021  |  0 comments

Winter is upon us with some pretty nasty weather, and that means protecting your gear from the elements. It’s also important to keep yourself comfortable when shooting in the field, and part of that involves warm gloves designed for photography.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 29, 2021  |  0 comments

Landscape photographers are very familiar with their friends, and three of the best are interesting light, weather, and a bit of luck. But what about enemies that can kill your photos?

Ron Leach  |  Dec 28, 2021  |  0 comments

We all strive to make images that stand out the crowd, and one way for digital photographers to do that is to create photos that look like they were shot on film. In the video below you’ll see how to do that in less than six minutes.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 28, 2021  |  0 comments

Winter is a great time to capture beautiful outdoor images, but snow-covered landscapes can be difficult to get right in the camera. Fortunately there’s a way to make images that look as good as they did in the viewfinder, with a little help from Photoshop.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 23, 2021  |  0 comments

It’s not unusual to end up with underexposed photos when shooting outdoors under difficult light with a wide range of tones. Some photographers try to rehabilitate dark images with HDR editing, but that’s often tricky and may yield unsatisfactory results.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 21, 2021  |  0 comments

We all strive to improve our photography and continually evolve our skills. But if you’re consistently disappointed in your results, it’s time to try something new. The video below from one of our favorite travel and landscape pros offers some great advice for doing just that.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 20, 2021  |  0 comments

Outdoor scenes that appear boring during the day are often transformed into a sparkling tableau after dark, full of interesting lights, colors, and reflections. Unfortunately, some photographers avoid this great opportunity because of a mistaken notion that complex skills and special gear are required.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 17, 2021  |  0 comments

Most photographers consider spring and summer the optimum seasons for macro photography, when interesting bugs and colorful flowers seem to be everywhere you look. While you can shoot small subjects any time of the year indoors, winter offers an array of unique opportunities for close-up photography outdoors.

 |  Dec 16, 2021  |  0 comments

Landscape photography encompasses a broad range of subjects and styles, involving everything from woodland and seashore shots to expansive vistas and more. Each of these scenes requires a unique approach and often different gear.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 15, 2021  |  0 comments

If there’s one underutilized technique for achieving superior results when editing images in Photoshop, it’s the use of Luminosity Masks to balance out the tones and create truly captivating photographs. Best yet, this powerful method is very easy to master.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 15, 2021  |  0 comments

Here's a humorous, satirical, and surprisingly helpful tutorial that offers you bad photography advice…on purpose. In the video below, pro photographer Mark Denney flips his regular tips and tricks on their head to share the worst things you can do if you're shooting landscapes.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 15, 2021  |  0 comments

Most of the tutorials we post deal with a singular shooting or editing technique for making a specific type of image. The unique video below is different, as it reveals one essential method for improving virtually every photo you shoot.

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