Outdoor Photography How To

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Henry Anderson  |  Aug 17, 2022  |  0 comments

Long exposure photography is when you blend motion together with shooting your camera at a slow shutter speed. By shooting long exposures you can create surreal or dreamy images that portray the world in motion.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 17, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’ve never used Spit Toning to enhance the look of outdoor images, the tutorial below will likely change your workflow. That’s because one of our favorite landscape photographers explains how easy it is to use what he calls, “Lightroom’s Best Color Grading Tool.”

Ron Leach  |  Aug 17, 2022  |  0 comments

Vanguard has unveiled the competitively priced VEO ED 8420M Digiscoping Kit that makes it easier than ever to capture sharp close-up photos and videos of distant subjects with a smartphone.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 16, 2022  |  0 comments

Sometimes the light just does not cooperate when you’re shooting photos. There are, of course, many ways to fix dark or unbalanced lighting in an image during post-processing but some methods work better than others.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 16, 2022  |  0 comments

Whether you’re planning a weekend adventure or taking a long overdue vacation it’s important to do things right, because it’s rarely possible to return to a scene for a redo of an epic memory.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 16, 2022  |  0 comments

Skin retouching is an essential task to master if you want to create alluring portrait photos, whether your model is a man or a woman. That’s because you can have beautiful light, nice composition, and an inviting pose, but all that’s for naught if the subject’s skin is unappealing.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 15, 2022  |  0 comments

One reason landscape photography is so challenging is that outdoor scenes tend to be very complicated. Not only is there often a wide range of tones, but composition can be difficult when there are several important objects from foreground to background.

Herman Rodriguez  |  Aug 15, 2022  |  0 comments

One was the first man to walk on the moon; the other arguably the greatest athlete of all time. I’ve photographed both Neil Armstrong and Muhammad Ali, among hundreds of other celebrities over the years.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 12, 2022  |  0 comments

Bright summer days are great for trips to the beach, sitting around a pool, or casting a line into your favorite stream. But when it comes to outdoor portraiture, well, not so much.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 11, 2022  |  0 comments

Do your long exposure photos not always look the way you want them to? You could be making some basic mistakes and not be aware of it.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 11, 2022  |  0 comments

Whether you’re photographing landscapes, street scenes or seascapes, shooting at night is one way to create eye-catching images with sparkling lights, interesting skies, and dramatic light trails of moving subjects. In the tutorial below you’ll learn a quick-and-simple editing hack that makes nighttime images even more compelling.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 11, 2022  |  0 comments

OK, be honest here: Your camera has an AE-L/AF-L button, right? Do you understand how it works? Are you using it regularly? If you’re like many photographers, your answer to the first question is, “sure,” to the second question, “I think so,” and to the third question, “not really.”

Ron Leach  |  Aug 10, 2022  |  0 comments

Are you familiar with Photoshop’s powerful Blend If tool and how easily it enables you to create outdoor photos with maximum impact? If not, you’re in for a treat.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 09, 2022  |  0 comments

The best travel and nature images include a bit of artistic flair, but there are also several common mistakes to avoid if you want your images to be really special. In the two-minute video below, an accomplished New Zealand pro summarizes the most consistent errors we make and explains how to fix them.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 08, 2022  |  0 comments

Whether you’re planning a weekend excursion, a trip across the country, or an overdue vacation abroad, it’s important to bone up on your travel photography skills so you can capture the best images possible. And that’s exactly what one of our favorite outdoor photographers will help you do in the quick tutorial below.

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