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Ron Leach  |  Dec 06, 2022  |  0 comments

Guess what? Even professional shooters screw up on occasion; so don’t feel too bad about making mistakes. The trick is to not make the same error twice, and one way to avoid that is to learn from the foibles of experienced pros.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 05, 2022  |  0 comments

Many inexperienced photographers make a simple mistake than can compromise the quality of their photos, and that’s thinking of a camera’s metering-mode options as a set-it-and-forget-it feature. If you’re guilty of this common error, the video below is for you.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 01, 2022  |  0 comments

Let’s fact it: Landscape photography can be really expensive. Not only do you need a good camera and an arsenal of great glass, but a solid tripod, filters, and a closet full of hiking gear and apparel for all seasons is also required.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 29, 2022  |  0 comments

Apologies for the negative headline, but if your photos are really bad we think you should know why. You can thank us later for helping you up your game, after watching the video below.

Jeff Van Scoyk  |  Nov 28, 2022  |  0 comments

We are surrounded by people and places. Add a camera and you have everything you need for street photography.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 28, 2022  |  0 comments

If your outdoor photographs often have blown-out highlights, crushed shadows, or a combination of both, our guess is that you’re not using exposure bracketing to perfect exposure when shooting in difficult lighting conditions. The tutorial below quickly explains how it’s done.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 21, 2022  |  0 comments

Good photographers are always looking for ways to make their images stand out from the rest, and one way to do that is by trying something different. In the tutorial below you’ll learn an easy way to do exactly that with a basic introduction to multiple exposure photography.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 21, 2022  |  0 comments

As one of our favorite pros insists, “Lightroom’s histogram is one of the most important things to understand in photography.” If you’re new to this powerful tool, the beginners guide below from our friends at The Phlog Photography will get you up to speed in barely eight minutes.

Deborah Sandidge  |  Nov 17, 2022  |  0 comments

The photography essayist, critic, and historian A.D. Coleman once said that the biggest mistake photographers make was “thinking that what they’re experiencing is what they’re capturing in the photograph.”

Ron Leach  |  Nov 07, 2022  |  0 comments

One of the best things about landscape photography is the opportunity it provides for getting out of Dodge to explore mountains, valleys, rivers, and other photogenic aspects of the great outdoors.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 04, 2022  |  0 comments

Travel and landscape photographers typically reach for a wide-angle lens when confronted with a compelling landscape. But choosing a telephoto provides an opportunity to create images that stand out from the rest—especially in iconic locations that have been photographed time and time again.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 31, 2022  |  0 comments

Many experienced outdoor photographers never leave home without a polarizing filter, whether they’re shooting landscape, nature, or travel photos. In fact, some experienced shooters claim this affordable tool is number one on their list of affordable photo accessories.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 31, 2022  |  0 comments

You’ll be forgiven for not recognizing the eXplorer brand of affordable, high-quality camera supports, because it’s only been around for several moths. But if you’re in the market for a premium model designed for shooting in the field, these full-featured carbon fiber tripods deserve a close look.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2022  |  0 comments

One way to give landscape images a dreamy, unique look is to employ slow shutter speeds to create a sense of motion that’s not visible to the naked eye. By using this technique clouds take on a soft cotton-like appearance, as does flowing water in lakes, streams, waterfalls, and the sea.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 25, 2022  |  0 comments

Outdoor photographers spend a lot of time chasing “great light” as they strive to make the best photos possible. But according to one trusted pro, “There’s no such thing as bad light.”

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