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Ron Leach  |  Apr 18, 2024  |  0 comments

Most experienced landscape photographers think of wide-angle lenses as their weapons of choice when shooting in the field, but it's important to understand the benefits and pitfalls of going wide if you want to capture the most compelling images possible.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 05, 2024  |  0 comments

Have you ever come across an expansive landscape that can't be captured in one shot, even with an ultra-wide lens? This tutorial explains a super-easy shooting and editing technique for creating a breathtaking image that faithfully replicates the entire vista you witnessed with your eyes.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 02, 2024  |  0 comments

One common concern when photographing outdoor photos under challenging light is that the images we capture don't appear as impressive on the computer as the scene we witness through the viewfinder. If that sounds familiar today's five-minute Lightroom tutorial will set you straight in a hurry.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 28, 2024  |  0 comments

If your street photographs look like snapshots it time to up your game with an eye-catching technique that smacks viewers in the face. In this interesting tutorial from the aptly name Travelbugraphy YouTube channel you'll learn how to incorporate "shadow play" in your images to capture compelling photos while traveling or on the streets of your hometown.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 13, 2024  |  0 comments

There's a lot of hype about the "superiority" of full-frame cameras these days, and it's important to separate the marketing chatter from the difference in sensor size as pertains to your particular style of photography. If you're thinking about "stepping up" we encourage you to watch this video before making the switch.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 11, 2024  |  0 comments

Here's the frustrating thing about shooting sunsets: While these scenes are among the most popular that we capture, oftentimes our results fall far short of the splendor we witnessed through the viewfinder. That's because the beautiful warm tones and a perfectly balanced  exposure can be very difficult to get right in the camera.

Ron Leach  |  Mar 07, 2024  |  0 comments

When you're out and about with nothing but your iPhone and come upon a striking scene, this tutorial from the iPhone Photography School provides the "exact blueprint" for capturing breathtaking imagery. It's all about choosing the appropriate camera and app settings so you never miss a great opportunity again.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 27, 2024  |  0 comments

According the instructor Neil Borg, "Dodge and Burn is the secret weapon for sculpting light and adding drama to the photos you capture outdoors"—just like it was in the darkroom for the iconic masters of landscape photography during the heyday of film.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 26, 2024  |  0 comments

Are you struggling to capture consistently sharp images in the camera without resorting to post processing? If so, the video below from the Photo Genius YouTube channel will explain how to solve most common focusing problems in barely 10 minutes.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 22, 2024  |  0 comments

We'd all love to shoot with the best equipment that money can buy, but most of us simply can't afford that luxury. But guess what? According to one of our favorite outdoor photographers, "It's possible to capture pro-quality images with entry level gear."

Ron Leach  |  Feb 21, 2024  |  0 comments

Here's a great tutorial for those of you who shy away from people pictures due to the misconception that a studio, expensive lighting equipment, or advanced skills are required to capture impressive portraits.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Feb 16, 2024  |  0 comments

When we consider the bonehead blunders photographers unwittingly commit, we usually think about gross mistakes that result in fuzzy or poorly exposed images. But the error in this story produces SHARP images that we want to abort at all costs. The common tragic bungle we're identifying is…

Ron Leach  |  Feb 13, 2024  |  0 comments

Every so often we stumble upon a photo with breathtaking colors that appear natural but seem almost impossible to achieve. Shots like this often involve more than being at the right place at the right time, as you'll see in the quick tutorial below.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 31, 2024  |  0 comments

Landscape photographers constantly grapple with complicated, messy scenes that have a wide range of tones, whether their shooting at sunrise, sunset, or in the middle of the day. As a result it's not uncommon to return home with a few images that would be spectacular were it not for the fact that they're seriously underexposed.