Wildlife Photography How To

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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 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 07, 2024  |  0 comments

Now that the powerful Adjustment Brush tool is out of beta and officially a part of the current version of Photoshop, it's time to learn exactly how it works. And there's nobody better to bring us up to speed than instructor Anthony Morganti.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 02, 2024  |  0 comments

Share your best images with the world by posting in the Shutterbug Photo of the Day gallery. Here’s the quick and easy procedure along with some tips to help you navigate to the right place, and even some advice about composition and subject matter.

Ron Leach  |  May 30, 2024  |  0 comments

This tutorial with five pro tips for capturing eye-catching nature and wildlife images is different than others we've featured in the past, thanks to the thoughtful and contemplative style of professional photographer Kevin Nordstrom. You'll follow him explore the shore of a lake while capturing amazing photos of birds, turtles, wildflower and more.

Ron Leach  |  May 21, 2024  |  0 comments

If you're just getting started with bird photography or want to elevate your skills, this helpful tutorial is just what you need—especially if you don't have a park, nature preserve, or other appropriate location close to home.

Ron Leach  |  May 16, 2024  |  0 comments

Let's face it: Many of us can't afford the latest hi-res cameras, exotic lenses, and other expensive accessories, but we all aspire to capturing great images. If this sounds familiar pay close attention to this quick tutorial that explains how to squeeze every ounce of excellence out of whatever equipment is in your bag.

Ron Leach  |  May 15, 2024  |  0 comments

There's no better way to learn than listening to a top pro explain the secrets to his success, and that's what you'll find in the following tutorial from acclaimed South African wildlife photographer Mark Dumbleton. His popular YouTube channel has the simple goal of helping other shooters capture better images in the field and make them look amazing.

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 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

The two questions in the headline above have been debated for years, and the queries keep coming as new high-res cameras continue to be introduced with no apparent slowdown in sight. There's no one correct answer to either question, because it all depends upon the type of photos you shoot, how you typically use them, and a number of other key considerations.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 29, 2024  |  0 comments

What if you were told to "avoid Lightroom's Contrast slider" because there's a much better technique that delivers superior results and is easy enough to accomplish for users of all skill levels? You don't have to trust us on this because the claim comes from one of our favorite professional wildlife and landscape photographers.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 18, 2024  |  0 comments

Portrait and wildlife photographers have at least one thing in common: they understand why it's essential to focus on a subject's eyes. But just because the eyes are sharp doesn't mean they sparkle and are full of life, and that's what you'll learn how to in the quick Photoshop tutorial below.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 10, 2024  |  0 comments

Yesterday we featured a beginnershttp://www.youtube.com/@ThePhlogPhotography guide to wildlife photography, with basic tips on gear, camera settings, composition, and other shooting techniques. We're following that up today with a demonstration by one of our favorite pros, explaining the way he edits wildlife images in Lightroom.