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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

When it comes to photographing our feathered friends in the field, large birds tend to be the most popular, perhaps because you don’t need a super-telephoto lens to fill the frame, and these subjects are more often out in the open. But small birds have their own appeal, and with that come a unique set of challenges.

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.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 03, 2022  |  0 comments

We’ve shared with you many, many, many tutorials about how to shoot beautiful boudoir photos of women. And we’ve also shared some how-tos on how to shoot boudoir of male subjects. Now here’s a great tutorial on how to capture sensual boudoir photos of couples.

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.”

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 02, 2022  |  0 comments

Capturing photos of landscapes at sunrise is not only great fun it can produce stunning images. But there’s more to shooting the sunrise than just getting up early.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 02, 2022  |  0 comments

Every so often one of our favorite instructors surprises us with a concept that really makes sense for capturing landscape scenes with maximum impact. And that’s exactly what you’ll find in the quick tutorial below, as Romanian pro Toma Bonciu demonstrates what he means by “layering” a scene from foreground to background.

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  |  Aug 01, 2022  |  0 comments
Adobe has been really busy lately with updates that make Lightroom more powerful than we could have imagined just a few years ago. While artificial intelligence capabilities and sophisticated masking tools have grabbed much of attention, there are plenty of other enhanced features that make adjusting images faster and easier than ever before.
Bob Davis  |  Jul 29, 2022  |  0 comments

(Editor’s Note: Exploring Light is a monthly Shutterbug column featuring tips, tricks, and photo advice from professional photographers in Canon Explorers of Light education program. This month's column is by Bob Davis, with great tips for shooting sharp photos of wildlife and birds in flight.

Henry Anderson  |  Jul 28, 2022  |  0 comments

We’ve sung the praises of using a 50mm lens for a while now including in this Shutterbug video that’s racked up nearly three million views on YouTube. Now another photographer has published his ode to the beloved “Nifty Fifty.”

Ron Leach  |  Jul 28, 2022  |  0 comments

We’re all familiar with the notion that the best time to shoot landscapes is early during Blue Hour or late in the day at Golden Hour. But what if you get the photography itch in the middle of a summer’s day?

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.

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