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Ron Leach  |  Feb 04, 2021  |  0 comments

Everyone strives for maximum detail in photographs, which is why we always recommend investing in premium glass. But if you’re on a budget, and stuck with basic lenses, there are several post-processing techniques you can try.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 03, 2021  |  0 comments

When heading out for a day of landscape photography, most shooters instinctively reach for a wide-angle lens. That’s because conventional wisdom dictates that capturing expansive vistas is the best way to go. Unfortunately, if you’re afflicted with this common reflex, many great photo opportunities will pass you by.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 03, 2021  |  0 comments

Experienced wildlife photographers know that the power of an image often depends upon how an animal’s eyes are rendered. Out-of-focus dull eyes can really spoil an otherwise great shot, while overly brightened, sharpened eyes make the subject appear unnatural and crazy.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 02, 2021  |  0 comments

After a quick glance at the above headline, some of you may wonder, “Why would anyone edit an image five different ways?” Well, whether you’re an athlete, musician or a passionate photographer, it’s all about practice.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 02, 2021  |  0 comments

If you’ve ever tried shooting nighttime portraits against a bright city skyline, you how difficult it can be for a subject to remain motionless for a 30-second exposure so both she and the background are properly exposed. Fortunately, there’s a simple solution to this type of portraiture, as you’ll see here.

Henry Anderson  |  Feb 02, 2021  |  0 comments

Which is better: cropping your photos, zooming in with your lens, or zooming with your feet? It's another one of those age-old questions from photographers and one that Matt Granger tackles in the below video.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 01, 2021  |  0 comments

One question I frequently get from friends is, “What’s the best plugin for enlarging my photos?” And I actually have a couple that I use often. But one image-editing expert claims resizing plugins may be a thing of the past, if you have a relatively recent version of Photoshop or Lightroom.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 29, 2021  |  0 comments

Something interesting happens when it comes to using our photo gear. On the one hand, most photographers calmly and eagerly familiarize themselves with everything their camera can do. But when it’s time to learn even the most basic flash techniques, fear often sets in.

Henry Anderson  |  Jan 28, 2021  |  2 comments

One of the most common questions we get from beginner photographers is: What's the best lens to get started in portrait photography? Of course, there's no right answer to this question. Some beginner portrait photographers are fine with the basic kit zoom lens that came with their camera. Others want to try something higher quality.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 28, 2021  |  0 comments

British landscape pro Chris Sale recently broke a promise he made to himself by agreeing to edit another photographer’s Raw image. And even though Sale knows his way around Lightroom, let’s just say the project didn’t go according to plan.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 28, 2021  |  0 comments

Valentine’s Day is barely two weeks away, and one great way to help your loved one celebrate is by asking her to pose for a vintage style lingerie shoot. If you’ve never tried your hand at this type of photography, this quick tutorial will help you do it right.

Henry Anderson  |  Jan 27, 2021  |  0 comments

If you're looking for helpful beginner boudoir photography tutorials, professional photographer Critsey Rowe's channel is a great resource. In her latest video, Rowe explains ten beginner mistakes to avoid when you're just getting started in boudoir photography.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 27, 2021  |  0 comments

Whether you’re attempting to photograph the Milky Way, or simply trying to capture a sparkling nighttime sky over your backyard, astrophotography can be intimidating. And once you’ve captured a few shots, editing the images may also seem like a daunting task.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 27, 2021  |  0 comments

Photographing birds can be challenging for inexperienced shooters, whether the subjects are stationery or in flight. There are focusing and exposure details to sort out, and composition can also be tough.

Henry Anderson  |  Jan 26, 2021  |  0 comments

Product photography is a lot harder than it looks. Consequently, many photographers may think they know how to photograph products when they really don't. This results in some serious product photography mistakes.

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