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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.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 28, 2022  |  0 comments

There are numerous “rules” of photography, many of which apply to shooting landscapes. There’s the Rules of Thirds, certain “must have” filters, the importance of paying attention to hyperfocal distance, and many more.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 28, 2022  |  0 comments

One sure way to spoil an otherwise nice scene is to frame the shot carelessly and end up with a crooked horizon or shoreline. Fortunately there is a quick-and-easy fix if you understand how to use Photoshop’s Crop tool.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 27, 2022  |  0 comments

Wide-Angle lenses are typically the go-to choice for experienced landscape photographers. They enable you to easily capture expansive vistas with room for cropping, and they help to tell a story about the location with your images.

 

Ron Leach  |  Dec 27, 2022  |  0 comments

Do your landscape photos lack impact and fail to appear as impressive on the computer as they did through the viewfinder? If so you’re not alone, and in the video below you’ll learn two simple Lightroom tricks for achieving the compelling look you expected.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 23, 2022  |  0 comments

Many of the wildlife tutorials we post involve the best gear, techniques, and camera settings to use for capturing great images of our feathered friends. After all, everyone loves birds, and there are willing subjects all year long no matter where you live.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 22, 2022  |  0 comments

In case you hadn’t noticed, Christmas is right around the corner. And with this festive holiday come numerous opportunities for once-a-year photos. In the quick tutorial below you’ll learn how to shoot amazing XMAS images at night.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 22, 2022  |  0 comments

If you want to step out of your comfort zone and try something different, you’ve come to the right place. The tutorial below demonstrates a simple creative technique for expressing yourself that’s a lot of fun.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 21, 2022  |  0 comments

Landscape photography is full of challenges, one of the biggest being arriving at a proper exposure. That’s because many scenes have a wide range of tones, with a density range that’s beyond the capability of your camera.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 21, 2022  |  0 comments

It’s impossible to capture great images if your photos are consistently unsharp. There are several fixable issues that can result in soft photos, from faulty technique, incorrect camera settings, gear malfunction and more.

Henry Anderson  |  Dec 20, 2022  |  0 comments

Every so often we stumble on a unique approach to boudoir photography, and the tutorial below sure fits the bill. Namely, how to shoot flattering photos in the snow while keeping your model comfortable.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 20, 2022  |  0 comments

Most photographers love printing their best work, especially this time of year when a beautiful framed photo makes a great holiday gift for family and friends. It’s also a great idea to decorate your home or office with images you love.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 15, 2022  |  0 comments

There are numerous reasons for buying a new camera. Maybe yours is an old clunker and a replacement is long overdue. Or perhaps you’re chasing more megapixels or want better video capabilities.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 15, 2022  |  0 comments

We recently featured a tutorial demonstrating how to create jaw-dropping landscape photos with Lightroom’s oft-ignored Calibration tool. That lesson got a lot of attention, and we have an equally great one for you below.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 14, 2022  |  0 comments

All photographers run out of fresh ideas on occasion and struggle to think of something interesting to shoot. When this happens to you, how about grabbing your gear and giving cityscape photography a try?

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