Ron Leach

Ron Leach  |  Dec 02, 2020  |  0 comments

The winter landscape is full of great photo opportunities, despite the challenges of snow, cold weather, and often-gloomy skies. But shooting this time of year requires a different approach if you want to capture truly dazzling images.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 01, 2020  |  0 comments

Let’s face it: Portraiture can be challenging for those of us without a studio and a bunch of expensive lighting gear. But it is possible to make pro-quality images at home with nothing more than whatever camera you own, a cheap background, and available light.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 01, 2020  |  0 comments

Most outdoor photographers have had the unfortunate experience of planning a trip to a spot full of great opportunities, only to confront disappointing dull light when arriving at the destination. So what to do? One option is to accept defeat and plan a return trip. But another is to get the gear out, make some images, and use the following Lightroom trick to salvage the day.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 25, 2020  |  0 comments

One way to get the creative juices flowing is to step outside your comfort zone. And if you’ve never tried photographing starlit skies, the following video will get you on the road to stunning nighttime landscape photos. This is a great project for the long holiday weekend, so take a look. And have a very happy Thanksgiving.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Whether you’re just beginning in landscape photography or consider yourself experienced, the video below is sure to improve your work. That’s because one of our favorite nature photography experts demonstrates 90% of what you need to know to capture stunning images of the great outdoors.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 24, 2020  |  0 comments

One way to capture dramatic portraits is to shoot under low light. The catch is that there’s a lot of complexity involved in getting the image right. But with the proper shooting and editing techniques it’s easy to make some truly awesome images.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 19, 2020  |  0 comments

What happens when you pack your gear, head out for a portrait session, and your model is a no-show? Well, if you’re a quick thinking photographer and willing to step out of your comfort zone, you find a willing stranger and make some stunning images. And if the stranger happens to be beautiful, consider that a bonus!

Ron Leach  |  Nov 18, 2020  |  0 comments

You’re all familiar with the popular adage that, “It’s the photographer, not the camera” that’s responsible for a great image. But is this totally true or is it an inspirational myth? Today we’ll attempt to answer that question and put YOUR eyes to the test!

Ron Leach  |  Nov 18, 2020  |  0 comments

One sure way to ruin an otherwise great photo is to miss the exposure and end up with ugly blown-out highlights. The problem typically occurs with landscape images when the sun peaks out from behind the clouds. But this unsightly mistake also happens with other types of images—both indoors and out—and doesn’t necessarily mean you have to blow off the shot.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 17, 2020  |  0 comments

There’s no better way to pick up time-proven image-editing tips than to watch what an accomplished pro does to give his images that little something extra. And in the video below, British landscape photographer Nigel Danson reveals seven powerful Lightroom tricks he says every photographer should know.

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