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Ron Leach  |  Aug 09, 2022  |  0 comments

Photographers often wonder why Lightroom lacks a Midtone Slider for quickly and easily adjusting those specific tones. Well, as you’ll see in the tutorial below, it’s been there all along—you just didn’t know where to look.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 08, 2022  |  0 comments

All outdoor photographers are at the mercy of Mother Nature, especially when shooting landscapes. That’s because sometimes you scout out a perfect scene in advance, prepare your gear, and arrive at the right time of day—only to confront disappointingly dull skies.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 05, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re just getting started in Lightroom and have no idea what you’re doing, you’ve come to the right place. Most photographers get lost in a hurry when first trying to decipher all tools in this comprehensive image-editing program.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 04, 2022  |  0 comments

Here’s a simple but common problem with digital photography: oversaturated red faces. This can occur because of a lighting issue, a camera issue, or because your subject already has somewhat flushed skin.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 04, 2022  |  0 comments

Have you ever looked at a captivating image and wondered how the photographer gave the photo an incredible glow effect? If so you’re in luck, because the tutorial below explains how easy this is to do yourself.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 03, 2022  |  0 comments

Sharpening photos isn’t particularly difficult, nor is it always necessary. But as image-editing expert Blake Rudis says, “Unlike many things in photography, sharpening is one of those tasks where there’s a right way and a wrong way to do it.”

Ron Leach  |  Aug 02, 2022  |  0 comments

Color adjustments are among the most important edits we make when processing our photos. For most images the goal is to take a subtle approach to achieve a realistic look that mimics what we saw through the viewfinder.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 01, 2022  |  0 comments

In a perfect world we’d always arrive at a destination just before “Golden Hour,” in time to capture gorgeous landscape images with beautiful warm colors and an inviting soft glow. Since that’s not always possible we thought we’d bring you a quick post-processing tutorial for creating a similar effect in Photoshop.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 28, 2022  |  0 comments

We’ve all been there: You plan an excursion to a beautiful location, pack your gear, and hit the road in plenty of time to get there for perfect light. When you arrive, however, you confront flat, boring skies.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 27, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re a regular Shutterbug reader you know we frequently post tutorials from image-editing expert Anthony Morganti. Most of these tend to be detailed and somewhat lengthy, but the video below kicks off a new series with brief episodes on a single topic.

Henry Anderson  |  Jul 26, 2022  |  0 comments

Make ugly color casts in photos a thing of the past with this quick tip from software guru Anthony Morganti. In he below video, Morganti shares what he says is “the easiest and fastest way to remove a color cast” using Lightroom.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 26, 2022  |  0 comments

Do you avoid using Lightroom’s powerful Tone Curves because you find them confusing or difficult to use? Well those days are over thanks to the simple tutorial below from Danish travel photographer Alex Bjorstorp.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 25, 2022  |  0 comments

Photoshop’s Select Subject tool uses artificial intelligence to make automatic selections for a variety of tasks. It enables you to remove people and objects from backgrounds, makes it easy to isolate key subjects, and does a great job—even in complex scenes.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 21, 2022  |  0 comments

Widely regarded as the father of Canadian photojournalism, Ted Grant is also the father of one of our favorite quotes: “When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in b&w, you photograph their souls.”

Ron Leach  |  Jul 19, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re relatively new to Lightroom and feel overwhelmed by the wide variety of tools, this comprehensive beginners guide is just what you need. After watching the straightforward tutorial below, you’ll no longer be a novice and your photos will look better than ever.

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