Ron Leach

Ron Leach  |  Sep 30, 2020  |  0 comments

One thing we could all use in our lives these days is a bit more levity. And whether or not you own pets, the comical images in the Mars Petcare Pet Photography Awards 2020 are guaranteed to make you chuckle. The contest’s 40 finalists have just been announced, and we’re featuring 15 of our favorites below.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 29, 2020  |  0 comments

So you’re trying your hand at people pictures and your photos look more like snapshots than “real” portraits. What gives? The solution for taking your images to the next level may be as simple as picking up a few affordable accessories.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 29, 2020  |  0 comments

We’ve all been there: You pack your gear, jump in the car, and head out for a day of landscape photography, only to discover that the location you chose isn’t everything it was cracked up to be. The next time that happens you’ll be prepared to save the day, simply by watching the quick video below.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Everyone seems to be jumping on the full frame bandwagon these days, and there’s a lot to consider if you’re planning on making the move. Do you want to stick with a DSLR or switch to mirrorless? Should you invest in a new camera or consider buying used?

Ron Leach  |  Sep 23, 2020  |  0 comments

Yesterday we featured a tutorial for Photoshop users with 15 timesaving editing tips, and the video below does the same thing for Lightroom users. Best yet, today’s Lightroom tips and tricks we’re chosen specifically because they are less familiar than many we’ve discussed in the past.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 22, 2020  |  0 comments

If you prefer to spend your time out shooting, rather than sitting behind a computer, this quick tutorial is for you. That’s because you’ll pick up five “essential” Photoshop tips in just 10 minutes that will dramatically speed up the editing process while delivering great results.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 22, 2020  |  0 comments

Let’s say everything comes together just right: You have a great subject, the light is beautiful, and your composition and focus are impeccable. You just captured the money shot, right? Not so fast, because everything is for naught if you mess up the exposure.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 17, 2020  |  0 comments

Landscape photographers walk a fine line when heading into the great outdoors, when it comes choosing the gear to pack. On the one hand, it’s important to be prepared for whatever you encounter. Conversely, it’s nice to minimize your load, especially if you plan a long hike.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 16, 2020  |  0 comments

Over the past few years there’s been a shift from DSLR cameras to mirrorless models among amateurs and pros alike. But as you’ll see in the video below, it’s still a bit premature to ring the death knell for the trusty DSLR—at least for certain applications.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 10, 2020  |  0 comments

Macro photography is always a lot of fun, whether you’re shooting budding flowers in spring, the creepy crawlies of summer, colorful leaves in autumn, or the magical snowflakes of winter. Capturing great close-ups doesn’t require much in the way of specialized gear, but it’s important to know what you’re doing. And that’s what this tutorial is all about.

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