Ron Leach

Ron Leach  |  Oct 13, 2020  |  0 comments

Every so often we come across a photo technique that’s so simple and effective that we say to ourselves, “I wish I would have thought of this before.” And we bet you’ll have a similar response after watching the quick video below.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 08, 2020  |  0 comments

We all like to “get it right in the camera,” but every so often it’s necessary to cut out a portion of an image. Sometimes that’s because we’re working on a composite, like replacing a boring sky, placing a subject against a better background, or eliminating a distracting object.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 07, 2020  |  0 comments

Regardless of the type of photography you do, once you get the light right it’s all about composition. And there’s no better way to refine your eye than by gleaning some wisdom from highly acclaimed pros.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 06, 2020  |  0 comments

Many of us who love landscape photography consider autumn the best time of year to shoot. The mornings tend to be crisp, with fog often rising up through the trees, while beautiful rich hues abound as leaves begin to turn color. The helpful tutorial below offers seven simple tips for making spectacular images during this amazing season.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 06, 2020  |  0 comments

Not long ago Canon introduced two powerful full-frame mirrorless cameras, the 45MP EOS R5 and the similar but lower resolution 21.1MP EOS R6. Most photographers realize that a camera with more megapixels isn’t always the best choice, depending upon one’s needs and style of photography.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 01, 2020  |  0 comments

Back in January I reviewed Nikon's tiny Z50 mirrorless camera, an APS-C sensor format model targeted at budget-conscious photographers or those buying their first interchangeable lens digital camera. And it performed so well I was actually sad to return it. But Nikon has been busy, and within a week the new full-frame 24.3MP Nikon Z5 arrived on my doorstep to test out.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 01, 2020  |  0 comments

There was a time when it was considered blasphemy for a serious landscape photographer to leave home without a sturdy tripod. But with recent developments in camera and lens technology, the advantages of shooting handheld are at least worth considering.

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.

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