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Ron Leach  |  Dec 21, 2021  |  0 comments

We all strive to improve our photography and continually evolve our skills. But if you’re consistently disappointed in your results, it’s time to try something new. The video below from one of our favorite travel and landscape pros offers some great advice for doing just that.

Ron Leach  |  May 26, 2021  |  0 comments

Let’s face it. We all do our best to capture compelling photographs, and sometimes it’s difficult to be objective about the results. In fact, one of the challenging aspects of our craft is determining whether a photograph is worth editing or if it should be trashed.

Maynard Switzer  |  Feb 23, 2012  |  First Published: Jan 01, 2012  |  1 comments

I don’t have to light up rooms or freeze fast action very often—travel photography doesn’t usually call for that, and, besides, I really prefer to shoot in natural light. Fortunately, most of the time I can, but there are instances when a flash will make the difference in a picture by narrowing the scene’s contrast range, making it possible for the camera’s sensor to capture the details in shadow and highlight areas. Often flash is the only way for me to make a picture, as I don’t have the luxury of coming back when the light is better.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 07, 2021  |  0 comments

Let’s say you arrive at a gorgeous location before dawn with all the gear you need for capturing epic winter sunrise photos. You’ve got it nailed, right? Well not so fast.

Text and photography by Lynne Eodice  |  Jul 01, 2005  |  1 comments

A photo excursion to Canada isn't truly complete without visiting Banff, Canada's oldest national park, which encompasses 2564 square miles in the Canadian Rockies. Azure lakes, vast areas of wilderness, and of course, the splendor of the Canadian Rockies are some of the many great attractions that await you at this beautiful destination.

 

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Ron Leach  |  Jan 27, 2022  |  0 comments

The great thing about architectural photography is that it offers spectacular opportunities wherever you live. Most folks reside near a big city, and even if you don’t you’ll find interesting buildings nearby.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 23, 2022  |  0 comments

You’ve probably heard the silly adage that “If the mode dial on your camera isn’t set to ‘M’ you’re not a real photographer.” While most pros would disagree, there are clearly advantages to choosing camera settings yourself.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 28, 2021  |  0 comments

Rebirth and renewal, new beginnings and love. What is it about spring that brings out our inner romantic, and what does it do to our photography? This is what we asked you to show us when we announced Shutterbug’s Spring “Time of the Season” photography contest back in May. And you delivered in spades!

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 09, 2021  |  0 comments

Winter can be a difficult season for photographers, especially at high latitudes. But if you persist through the challenges thrown at you by this cold and dark time of year, you can capture some fantastic images.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 07, 2021  |  0 comments

There’s so much to learn about landscape photography that the path toward success can be a long and arduous one. In fact, even accomplished pros say the quest for improvement is never ending.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 10, 2018  |  0 comments

It happens to all of us as photographers. We suddenly stop feeling inspired and even are, dare we say, a bit bored with shooting photos.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 26, 2018  |  0 comments

We’ve all been there. You’re packing for a big trip that will have dozens of great photo opportunities but you realize your camera bag is getting heavier and heavier with every lens you add. Don’t you wish you could just bring one piece of glass to do it all?

Ron Leach  |  Sep 07, 2021  |  0 comments

Everyone has their own approach to travel, nature, and landscape photography, and most experienced shooters begin by carefully scrutinizing a scene before pulling our their gear. In the video below you’ll see what one pro does next to make some truly inspirational images.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 22, 2021  |  0 comments

There’s nothing more disappointing to landscape photographers than traveling to what they thought would be a great location, only to find a scene that is just plain boring. Maybe that’s because of dull, flat light, or perhaps the spot just doesn't meet expectations.

Ron Leach  |  May 11, 2021  |  0 comments

It’s probably safe to say spring has finally sprung across most of the country, and the new season brings with it an abundance of photo opportunities at nearby parks, a walk around the block, and even in your own backyard.

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