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Ron Leach  |  Jan 21, 2022  |  0 comments

Under most circumstances we strive for sharp images by using a tripod and employing proper exposure settings to minimize camera shake. But as you’ll see in the video below, it’s possible to make beautiful images by intentionally moving the camera while using slow shutter speeds,

Ron Leach  |  Jan 20, 2022  |  0 comments

Whether you shoot landscapes, wildlife, sports, or just about any other type of photos, if you miss focus you’ve pretty much botched the job. That’s because unsharp results are one of the most common ways to spoil an otherwise great scene.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 20, 2022  |  0 comments

Most photographers prefer to be out shooting, not sitting behind a computer processing images. In the quick tutorial below, you’ll learn how to dramatically lessen your computer time by bulk editing photos in Lightroom.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 19, 2022  |  0 comments

Winter landscape photography can be a serious challenge, with dreadful, uninviting weather and bleak, barren scenes devoid of color. But rather than stow you gear until conditions improve, take a look at the tutorial below and pick up a few tips for making truly epic images this time of year.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 19, 2022  |  0 comments

Lightroom’s powerful new masking tools created a huge buzz as soon as Adobe released the latest version of their software. Today we’re going to show you how easy it is to achieve remarkable results with these sophisticated capabilities.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 18, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re new to telephoto lens photography the video below is a must see. But even if you already shoot with long lenses, you’ll pick up some valuable tips for taking your photography to the next level.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 18, 2022  |  0 comments

When one of our favorite travel and nature photographers describes what he says is “Lightroom’s Most Powerful color grading tool,” it’s time to pay attention. And in the tutorial below, you’ll learn how easy it is to use.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 14, 2022  |  1 comments

If you’ve never bothered to change the default settings on your camera, it’s time to pay attention and make a few modifications so your it performs best for you. As you’ll see in the quick explainer below, there are several key camera settings you should seriously consider changing, whether or not your camera is brand new.

Henry Anderson  |  Jan 13, 2022  |  0 comments

Since you're a photographer, we're sure you've always wondered how to use various household items as a camera lens. For instance, instead of your fancy zoom, maybe a potato could be a camera lens? Or how about putting a toilet paper roll on front of your $5000 camera and using that as a lens?

Ron Leach  |  Jan 13, 2022  |  0 comments

Some photographers are surprised to learn that all memory cards and card readers are not created equal. Not only do they come in different formats, but some are faster than others, and card capacity tends to vary with price.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 13, 2022  |  0 comments

Have you ever marveled at spectacular images of the nighttime sky, but thought, “There’s no way I can do that”? If so, you’ll want to pay close attention to this tutorial, because with the proper approach astrophotography is not as difficult as it seems.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 12, 2022  |  0 comments

Should you emphasize the foreground in landscape photos, strive to balance nearby objects with those in the distance, or eliminate the foreground altogether? That obviously depends upon the scene. The tutorial below explains how to make this important decision for the best possible results.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 11, 2022  |  0 comments

One sure way to capture impressive landscape images is to mount your camera on a tripod and experiment with long exposures. This enables you to convey a sense of movement, with cotton-like clouds and soft, flowing water.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 11, 2022  |  0 comments

So you come across a beautiful scene, use the camera’s histogram to nail exposure, and find a great composition. Well, you just made a great shot—unless you pull it up on the computer and discover that the image is soft.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 10, 2022  |  0 comments

Monochrome imagery is gaining in popularity with the resurgence of interest in 35mm photography, and even digital photographers can get in on the action. The quick video below demonstrates how to shoot compelling b&w photos with a digital camera, while becoming a better photographer overall. 

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