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Ron Leach  |  Jun 27, 2017  |  0 comments

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a self-taught professional adventure photographer with a teaching style all his own. In the exuberant three-minute video below he reveals five secrets for shooting compelling landscape images.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 19, 2021  |  0 comments

This quick tutorial is all about idiot-proofing your camera by changing camera settings that can spoil your photos. The idea is to help you avoid mistakes, whether you just bought a new camera and you’re reviewing the defaults, or you have several cameras in your stable.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 16, 2021  |  0 comments

If you’re new to bird photography or dissatisfied with the images you’ve made in the past, this quick tutorial is for you. In just about nine minutes you’ll learn how to avoid five common mistakes that most beginners make.

Joshua Snow  |  Dec 23, 2019  |  0 comments

Growing up in the Northeastern United States, surrounded by the Great lakes and the Finger lakes, winters were always brutally cold and wet. That is, until I experienced real winter; gale-force winds, dangerously low temperatures, and snow. Lots of snow…

Henry Anderson  |  Jan 07, 2021  |  1 comments

Winter, in many ways, is one of the hardest seasons to capture as a landscape photographer. The reason, however, doesn't always have to do with the wintery landscape itself, which can look radiantly white when it's full of ice and snow.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 08, 2020  |  0 comments

One fail-safe technique for making images that elicit oohs and aahs is to shoot with a long exposure to smooth out motion and create a unique, ethereal effect. And the tutorial below provides five helpful tips for nailing long-exposure photographs with ease.

Henry Anderson  |  Feb 10, 2021  |  0 comments

If you're just learning about landscape photography you have, no doubt, heard about the importance of adding foreground elements to your photos when shooting with wide-angle lenses. But how does one find a good foreground subject of interest to use in a landscape image and what sort of elements should you look for?

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 22, 2020  |  0 comments

Call them tips, call them tricks, call them hacks. Whatever word you prefer, smart image editing advice can be extremely helpful for transforming your outdoor photos from lackluster landscapes to spectacular scenic vistas in minutes.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 13, 2019  |  0 comments

Astrophotography apps are almost as indispensable for shooting the night skies as your camera, lens and tripod. But which astrophotography apps are essential?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 25, 2019  |  0 comments

If you're going out to shoot landscape photos, there are a few essential items you should bring with you (aside from your camera and lens, of course).

Ron Leach  |  May 06, 2021  |  0 comments

Even experienced photographers know that creativity can be a fickle friend. Sometimes you’re full of inspiration, while other times the doldrums set in and your vision runs dry.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 21, 2018  |  0 comments

When it comes to landscape and seascape photos, British pro Nigel Danson really knows his stuff. And in the helpful tutorial below, he reveals five favorite secrets that are responsible for his spectacular imagery.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 29, 2017  |  0 comments

Toma Bonciu is a Romanian nature photographer that we turn to regularly for fun camera hacks and concise tutorials on improving images you shoot in the great outdoors. In the seven-minute video below he reveals five simple tips for making your landscape trips easier and bringing home great photos.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 02, 2018  |  0 comments

Tim Boyer is a highly acclaimed bird photographer, workshop instructor, and author of the popular field guide Learn the Art of Bird Photography. In this tutorial he explains what he says are the five best tips for photographing birds with Canon DSLR cameras.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 08, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re one of those photographers who stow their gear after the sun drops below the horizon, you’re missing out on some great opportunities. And if you think nighttime photography is complicated, the video below will quickly change your mind.

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