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Ron Leach  |  May 21, 2024  |  0 comments

Split Toning is a powerful post-processing technique that's available in,Lightroom and other image editing apps. This method is easy enough for users of all skill levels, and it's a great way to transform boring photos into images with unique color.

Ron Leach  |  May 21, 2024  |  0 comments

The Tone Curve is one of the most powerful tools in the post processing arsenal and it's super-easy to use. Yet it enables you to make the most of just about any image you shoot indoors or out.

Ron Leach  |  May 16, 2024  |  0 comments

One key challenge when processing our images is to achieve maximum dynamic range to enhance details in shadows, highlights, and everything in between. This is important with color images and perhaps even more critical when processing b&w photos for maximum impact.

Ron Leach  |  May 15, 2024  |  0 comments

Photoshop includes a variety of built-in crop presets for streamlining your post-processing workflow. But as you'll see in today's quick tutorial there are a few really good reasons for creating your own. In today's video you'll learn why and how to tackle this simple task.

Ron Leach  |  May 15, 2024  |  0 comments

Understanding how to control depth of field (DOF) is essential for most forms of photography, and this technique can make the difference between a ho-hum image and one that makes viewers exclaim "Wow!" And nowhere is this more essential that when photographing macro subjects in the field—or even when shooting closeups of tiny inanimate objects at home.

Ron Leach  |  May 14, 2024  |  0 comments

If you're continually amazed by how pros achieve such spectacular results when processing images  in Lightroom, we're going to let you in on a little secret: Sometimes these remarkable enhancements are less about advanced skills than knowing the best tool to use for the task at hand.

Ron Leach  |  May 13, 2024  |  0 comments

Last week we featured a basic tutorial for outdoor photographers who have difficultly achieving accurately exposure photographs in difficult light. That one demonstrated how to get the light by using your camera's Exposure (EV) Compensation feature.

Ron Leach  |  May 13, 2024  |  0 comments

Everyone who is serious about photography needs a basic familiarity with color theory if they want to shoot and edit images with maximum impact. This tutorial will get you up to speed in barely five minutes and help you use this essential information in two very important ways.

Ron Leach  |  May 10, 2024  |  0 comments

Sooner or later we all fall into a rut and run out of fresh ideas. This tutorial will definitely get your creative juices flowing again the next time this happens to you, with what one pro calls "a totally underrated landscape photography editing trick."

Ron Leach  |  May 09, 2024  |  0 comments

One powerful method for accentuating the key subject in an image is to blur other areas within the frame, and today's tutorial from Lori Lankford provides a trio of techniques for getting the job quickly and precisely in Photoshop, Lightroom, and Adobe Camera Raw (ACR).

Ron Leach  |  May 08, 2024  |  0 comments

Today's post-processing lesson reveals a versatile and very effective tutorial for editing just about any photos you capture outdoors, from landscape shots, wildlife images, and a variety of other nature scenes. What you'll learn will help selectively boost detail in a realistic manner.

Ron Leach  |  May 07, 2024  |  0 comments

It's unavoidable that over time your camera's sensor will get dusty, as will the inside of some lenses—especially zooms. The result can be unsightly blemishes on every photograph you shoot. This quick tutorial from freelance photographer James Feaver demonstrates a unique and effective solution for cleaning up your shots in Lightroom.It's unavoidable that over time your camera's sensor will get dusty, as will the inside of some lenses—especially zooms. The result can be unsightly blemishes on every photograph you shoot. This quick tutorial from freelance photographer James Feaver demonstrates a unique and effective solution for cleaning up your shots in Lightroom.It's unavoidable that over time your camera's sensor will get dusty, as will the inside of some lenses—especially zooms. The result can be unsightly blemishes on every photograph you shoot. This quick tutorial from freelance photographer James Feaver demonstrates a unique and effective solution for cleaning up your shots in Lightroom.It's unavoidable that over time your camera's sensor will get dusty, as will the inside of some lenses—especially zooms. The result can be unsightly blemishes on every photograph you shoot. This quick tutorial from freelance photographer James Feaver demonstrates a unique and effective solution for cleaning up your shots in Lightroom.It's unavoidable that over time your camera's sensor will get dusty, as will the inside of some lenses—especially zooms. The result can be unsightly blemishes on every photograph you shoot. This quick tutorial from freelance photographer James Feaver demonstrates a unique and effective solution for cleaning up your shots in Lightroom.It's unavoidable that over time your camera's sensor will get dusty, as will the inside of some lenses—especially zooms. The result can be unsightly blemishes on every photograph you shoot. This quick tutorial from freelance photographer James Feaver demonstrates a unique and effective solution for cleaning up your shots in Lightroom.

Ron Leach  |  May 07, 2024  |  0 comments

If you're a regular visitor to the Shutterbug website you know that there are a variety of methods for color grading landscape images—some more effective than others. This tutorial from the popular PHOLOG Photography YouTube channel demonstrate a very powerful technique that's easy to accomplish and delivers spectacular results.

Ron Leach  |  May 03, 2024  |  0 comments

What if we told you there's a "secret" Photoshop feature that will take your landscape edits to the next level, and that it delivers epic results for beginners and experienced users alike? This is exactly what you'll learn in the five-minute tutorial below from photographer Steve Arnold.

Ron Leach  |  May 02, 2024  |  0 comments

We recently featured an eye-opening tutorial explaining why it sometimes make sense to shoot Jpeg images, and the best way edit them in Lightroom for optimum results. We're following that up today with this beginners guide to processing Raw files in Photoshop with Adobe Camera Raw (ACR).

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