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Ron Leach Posted: May 22, 2017 0 comments

Greg Benz is an accomplished landscape photographer with some serious post-processing skills, and in this Photoshop tutorial he reveals how to create epic seascape images by blending a series of photos into one killer shot.

Ron Leach Posted: May 22, 2017 0 comments

Serge Ramelli is a French landscape photographer who occasionally experiments with portrait composites. In the Photoshop tutorial below he shows you how to shoot and combine two shots to make one epic “Landscape portrait.”

Ron Leach Posted: May 19, 2017 0 comments

Food always looks great in TV and magazine ads, right? That’s usually the case whether we’re talking about a cheap burger at a fast food joint or an expensive steak at a nice restaurant. Well, we hate to break it to you but some of that appetizing food you drool over in ads isn’t really edible at all.

Ron Leach Posted: May 19, 2017 0 comments

It’s sort of obvious that without light there isn’t a whole lot we can do with our cameras. But the fascinating two-minute video below provides an awe-inspiring demonstration of how light, in its various forms, dramatically changes the look of a simple portrait.

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Ron Leach Posted: May 19, 2017 0 comments

No one will ever forget the immortal words of Neil Armstrong who, with a half billion people watching on TV, set foot on the lunar surface at 11:56pm on July 20, 1969: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”

Dan Havlik Posted: May 18, 2017 0 comments

Nathaniel Dodson of Tutvid is back with another great Lightroom tutorial. This time he’s offering three great ways to create black-and-white photos in Lightroom in the below video.

David Shaw Posted: May 18, 2017 0 comments

From my perch on a rock outcrop above the Arctic River, I could make out every detail of the valley. The autumn tundra was a mosaic of red, orange, and yellow. The river flowed pale blue below the gray of storm clouds that were, in turn, lit with just a hint of sunset light. 

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Dan Havlik Posted: May 18, 2017 0 comments

Videos about photo tricks and photo hacks are some of our most popular posts so here’s another good one from the folks at COOPH. In the below video, titled “10 Photography Tricks to Do at Home,” COOPH’s photographers are once again showing you cheap, fun, and easy photo ideas to give you images extra oomph without having to spend a lot of money (or time.)

Ron Leach Posted: May 17, 2017 0 comments

A small earthquake didn’t stop Sony from unveiling two new wide-angle zooms in their ever-expanding line of full-frame E-mount lenses at a press event today in beautiful Santa Barbara, California. Shutterbug was on hand to test out the new Sony glass, which includes a fast FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM wide-angle zoom and an FE 12-24mm f/4 G ultra-wide zoom.

Deborah Sandidge Posted: May 17, 2017 0 comments

Want to see something you don’t see every day—something, in fact, you can’t really see at all?

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Dan Havlik Posted: May 17, 2017 0 comments

Olympus just announced the new Olympus Tough TG-5 compact underwater camera, which boasts a speedy f/2.0 lens for low light shooting.

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Dan Havlik Posted: May 16, 2017 0 comments

Here’s one of the better photo deals we’ve seen recently. B&H Photo is offering a sweet $250 rebate on the Canon Pixma Pro-100 wireless professional printer, which has a retail price of $380. So, you’re essentially getting this 13-inch, 8-ink pro-level printer for $130, which is something of a steal.

Dan Havlik Posted: May 16, 2017 0 comments

One of the best things about Photoshop is that it helps us sharpen images which, for whatever reason, might look softer than we hoped when we shot them. But Photoshop is such a powerful and complex piece of software, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the tools and, excuse the pun, the vast layers of adjustment you can perform on your photos.

Joe Farace Posted: May 16, 2017 0 comments

“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer, and often the supreme disappointment.”—Ansel Adams

Dan Havlik Posted: May 16, 2017 0 comments

You might think swimsuit photography is a piece of cake. Go to a beautiful location with  beautiful models and take beautiful photos, right? Well, it’s not that easy and swimwear photographer Joey Wright can attest to that.

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