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Ron Leach  |  Jun 21, 2024  |  0 comments

There's no denying that photography can be an expensive pursuit, whether you're an avoid amateur or a working pro with a boatload of high-end equipment. In either case it's important to protect gear properly so that everything remains it top condition and performs as it should. In this video you'll learn several pro tips for doing just that.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 20, 2024  |  0 comments

Today we're taking a look at a Lightroom tool that many users overlook or find intimidating. Instructor Jalen Oban puts it like this: "While it may seem complex at first glance, the Calibration panel is incredibly powerful and can significantly enhance your photo-editing process once you know how it works."

Ron Leach  |  Jun 20, 2024  |  0 comments

Here's an interesting discussion  to help you differentiate between what you want and what you really need when it comes to purchasing a new camera—specifically with regard to camera sensor size. Full-frame models are all the rage, but some photographers regret their decision to "step up" from a full-frame camera.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 20, 2024  |  0 comments

The Histogram is one of those tools that many Lightroom users ignore because they don’t fully understand everything it can do. This tutorial from the Photo Feaver YouTube channel will bring you up to speed in a hurry and convince you to include the Histogram in your post-processing workflow.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 19, 2024  |  0 comments

Lightroom's ever-evolving array of features and tools can be difficult to keep track of by intermediate users, let alone those new to the game. Today's quick tutorial cuts through the grease by revealing five powerful "secrets" that anyone can start using today.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 18, 2024  |  0 comments

Arriving at a correct exposure can often be difficult when shooting outdoors. This is particularly true when capturing expansive landscape scenes with a wide range of tones from deep shadows to bright highlights. This tutorial from the PHLOG Photography YouTube channel demonstrates a very effective Lightroom technique for balancing out the image with a perfect overall exposure.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 17, 2024  |  0 comments

If you're just getting started in macro photography, or the images you capture leave something to be desired, this tutorial from the Naturefold YouTube channel will significantly improve the quality of your photos, with three helpful tips from a small-world expert.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 17, 2024  |  0 comments

Today's Lightroom tutorial is all about enhancing the color in your images, and we want to start with a question: What Lightroom tools do you reach for when tackling this common task? The answer from many photographers is Hue, Saturation, and Luminance (HSL). Some users may also add Lightroom's new Point Color tool into the mix.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 17, 2024  |  0 comments

If you're one of those photographers who uses the same metering mode for every photo you shoot you're making a big mistake that we hope to correct with this very helpful guide from C4 Photo Safaris—an instructional site full of helpful tips for shooters of all skill levels.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 14, 2024  |  0 comments

Most of us concentrate on capturing photos that are as sharp and detailed as can be. But this tutorial flips the script by demonstrating how moving the camera during a longish exposure will result in images with a captivating and unique look.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 14, 2024  |  0 comments

Landscape photographers who don't take advantage of Lightroom's game-changing Range Masks are in for a big surprise today. That's because this tutorial from the PHLOG photography YouTube channel demonstrates why these tools are the "most powerful masks" for maximizing the quality of just about any image captured in the field.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 13, 2024  |  0 comments

This quick tutorial from photographer Simon d'Entremont begins with a question: "Have you either wondered how spot metering works in your camera, or tried it and got inconsistent results like blown highlights or crushed shadows? If so, you've come to the right place.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 13, 2024  |  0 comments

If you're new to post-possessing we empathize with the plight and what must seem like an insurmountably steep learning curve due to the seemingly endless array of features and tools offered by just about any software you use. Today's video will help ease the pain and accelerate the process by identifying five common errors made by novices and even intermediate photographers.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 12, 2024  |  0 comments

Here a simple way to differentiate between knowledgeable Lightroom users and their less experienced counterparts: The former use local adjustment to maximize their edits while the latter fail to understand how these essential tools provide significantly better results.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 11, 2024  |  0 comments

One of the most exciting aspects of landscape photography is that we're never sure what to expect from Mother Nature. Sometimes calm, sunny days quickly transform into a dark and foreboding scenarios with threatening clouds and other eye-popping atmospherics that make for awesome imagery.

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