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Ron Leach  |  Mar 21, 2023  |  0 comments

Last week we brought you the premiere episode of a free online photo editing masterclass from our friends at the PHLOG Photography YouTube channel. That one demonstrated Lightroom’s most basic tools.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 20, 2023  |  0 comments

One of the primary goals of landscape photographers is to arrive at a “correct” exposure, and we regularly post tutorials on this subject to help get the job done. But in the quick tutorial below you’ll see why certain types of scenes look much better by adding a bit of intentional overexposure during the editing process.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 20, 2023  |  0 comments

There are numerous photographers who turn to Photoshop instead of Lightroom to edit their photos, and in the tutorial below we’re going to demonstrate one of the several reasons for this choice. It’s the simple and easy-to-use app built into Photoshop called Adobe Bridge.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 16, 2023  |  0 comments

A lot goes into making landscape images that look as spectacular on the computer as they did through the viewfinder, and one common challenge is capturing foliage with realistic, vibrant colors.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 15, 2023  |  0 comments

Whether you’re an experienced Lightroom user or just getting started there’s always something to learn. And if there are few easy-to-use methods that work wonders for photographers of all skill levels, that’s even better.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 14, 2023  |  0 comments

Whether you’ve made the switch to Luminar Neo, or you’re using it along with other image-editors, the tutorial below is sure to improve your work with a revealing look at how one pro uses seven new tricks when processing his photos.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 14, 2023  |  0 comments

We have a special treat for you today and for the next few weeks, with the first episode in a 10-part masterclass from our friends at the Phlog Photography YouTube channel. So if you want to expand your Lightroom skills the lesson below provides a great start. 

Ron Leach  |  Mar 14, 2023  |  0 comments

The history of photography and camera technology is littered with controversies about the “best” way to capture an image. For a while shooters questioned the value of autofocus, then there was a debate regarding the quality of digital images vs. those shot with film.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 13, 2023  |  0 comments

Copying masks from one image to another is a great way to speed up the editing process. The catch is a common problem that often occurs, and we're going to reveal the simple solution today.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 10, 2023  |  0 comments

We love it when experts post tutorials on obscure Lightroom and Photoshop tools that make the task of editing images faster and more precise. Whether these tricks are truly “hidden” or “secret,” as is often claimed, we can all benefit from trying unfamiliar methods.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 08, 2023  |  0 comments

There are plenty of amazing new features in Adobe Camera Raw (ACR), and we featured five hidden tools in a recent post. Today’s tutorial explains how to use a new capability that an experienced pro calls “unbelievable.”

Ron Leach  |  Mar 08, 2023  |  0 comments

Landscape photographers typically reach for a wide-angle lens when shooting in the field. But as you’ll see in the tutorial below from one of our favorite outdoor photographers, doing that unnecessarily limits the type of images you capture.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 08, 2023  |  2 comments

There are a lot of things you have to consider when picking the right photo editor. Recently, another totally new factor has appeared–a brand new operating system from Microsoft that is getting more widespread and is likely to become a new standard. If you are going to switch to Windows 11 and now wonder which photo editor to get, then you’ve come to the right place.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 07, 2023  |  0 comments

Life isn’t always a bowl of cherries, and neither should be your landscape photos—especially of you want them to stand out from the crowd. The Lightroom tutorial below demonstrates how to give images a moody, gloomy look.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 07, 2023  |  0 comments

There are numerous ways to employ masks when editing images in Lightroom, some more complicated that others, and we’ve covered many of them in the past. Today you’ll learn a short and sweet trick that delivers big results in hurry.