Outdoor Photography How To

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Ron Leach  |  Jan 25, 2024  |  0 comments

A thorough understanding of the ins and outs of White Balance is essential if you want to create photos with accurate colors, regardless of the type of images you shoot. And according to professional photographer Chris Parker, "there are three things pros know about White Balance that are rarely taught."

Ron Leach  |  Jan 25, 2024  |  0 comments

Today you'll learn how to elevate your landscape photography game by using an oft-ignored Lightroom tool to process images that need a bit of help. The method known as "midtone contrast" is both easy and effective, and it's guaranteed to add impact to just about every image you edit.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 24, 2024  |  0 comments

We've all heard the blather from so-called "purists" who insist that images should be presented straight out of the camera without any post processing at all. Not only are we told to avoid adjusting exposure, color, sharpness and the like, but creative cropping is verboten as well.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 24, 2024  |  0 comments

Maybe you're already a boudoir photographer and your images look like everything else out there. Or perhaps you want to get started with an easy technique that doesn't require a studio or complicated lighting setups. In either case, the video below is for you.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 23, 2024  |  0 comments

The craft of photography is full of long-held concepts and conventional wisdom that have proven helpful for years. But as technology, techniques, and editing software have evolved, some of these so-called "rules" deserve to be pushed to the wayside.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 23, 2024  |  0 comments

Experienced landscape photographers know that some intense colors are difficult to deal with during the editing process, especially when processing images captured just as the sun drops below the horizon. In this tutorial from the PHLOG Photography YouTube channel you'll learn how to render these vibrant tones in Lightroom while achieving a realistic effect.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 23, 2024  |  0 comments

Most photographers rely upon the Tone panel in Lightroom or Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) when processing their images. But guess what? There's a good chance you're not using these important tools correctly. In today's quick tutorial from the Photoshop Café YouTube channel you'll learn what you may be doing wrong, and the proper way to proceed.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 22, 2024  |  0 comments

One big challenge for photographers who shoot landscapes, wildlife, and other outdoor imagery is achieving impressive results when the light just isn't right. And doing so often means using Lightroom or Photoshop to carefully enhance images in a natural looking way. The following video from a noted pro explains his strategy for getting the job done.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 22, 2024  |  0 comments

Are you struggling with post-processing because the approach you take is too complicated and time consuming? Or perhaps, despite all your hard work, the results aren't as refined as you expect. In either case, the straightforward tutorial below will solve these and other common problems and really up your game.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 19, 2024  |  0 comments

If you're thinking about trying you hand at wildlife photography but don't quite know where to start, the beginners guide below is just what you need. You'll pick up some great advice from an accomplished pro that will enable you to get going this weekend.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 18, 2024  |  0 comments

Sometimes we're out in the field and conditions aren't great. Either the light isn't right, or maybe everything you see looks like images you've shot in the past. So what to do?

Ron Leach  |  Jan 18, 2024  |  0 comments

A couple days ago we featured an interesting tutorial explaining how to shoot intentionally blurry photos and capture artistic images full of motion and emotion. Today it's back to a primary goal of most landscape photographers; namely, the best way to maximize sharpness when shooting in the field.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 18, 2024  |  1 comments

Today we're going to demystify the concept of complementary colors to create dynamic and visually captivating photos. This fundamental principle of color theory may sound  overly technical, but it's actually quite easy to understand and employ.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 17, 2024  |  0 comments

If you're struggling to capture impressive images of beautiful winter landscape scenes, you've come to the right place. The following video from the Light Meets Lens YouTube channel reveals a three-step Lightroom process that will bring out the beauty of what you saw through the viewfinder.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 17, 2024  |  0 comments

Have you ever wondered why your images don't quite compare to those shot by photographers who make their living behind the camera? Sure, high-end gear and years of experience are important, but today's video from the Adorama TV YouTube channel lets you in on a secret  you can start using today and it won't cost you a dime.

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