Ron Leach

Ron Leach  |  Dec 14, 2022  |  0 comments

Photoshop’s brush tools are often overlooked, and that’s too bad because the process of using them can simplify the editing process and deliver better results. In the beginners tutorial below you’ll learn the necessary basics for getting started today.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 14, 2022  |  0 comments

All photographers run out of fresh ideas on occasion and struggle to think of something interesting to shoot. When this happens to you, how about grabbing your gear and giving cityscape photography a try?

Ron Leach  |  Dec 14, 2022  |  0 comments

When most photographers think of macro photography the first things that comes to mind are the balmy days of spring, and the warmth of summer. During those times interesting subjects abound, from budding plants and blooming flowers to colorful insects and other creepy-crawlies just about everywhere you look.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 13, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re tired of hearing the same composition tips over and over again, like the Rule of Thirds or Leading Lines, you’re going to learn some different for framing outdoor photographs in the quick tutorial below.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 13, 2022  |  0 comments

Sometimes the photos we capture don’t appear as vibrant as they did through the viewfinder. That could be because of flat light, incorrect exposure settings, or a passing cloud blocking the sun.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 12, 2022  |  0 comments

In basic terms, Luminosity masks are selections based upon the brightness (or darkness) of various portions of a scene. As you’ll see in the quick tutorial below, they enable you to discretely select the bright, dark, or midtone pixels in an image and then make whatever adjustments you desire.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 12, 2022  |  0 comments

If you’re tired of hearing photo purists claim that, “you’re not a real photographer unless you shoot in Manual,” join the club. That’s simply a lot of bunk, as numerous pros of all genres regularly shoot very effectively in Aperture or Shutter Priority modes.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 12, 2022  |  0 comments

As you’ve no doubt learned by now there are often several ways to accomplish the same task in Photoshop. And sometimes the methods you choose depend upon what you plan do with the finished image.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 09, 2022  |  0 comments

The holiday season is in full swing, and with it come numerous once-a-year opportunities for dazzling photos. And regardless of where you live, now is the perfect time to take a drive and photograph the festive lights and decorations that brighten up your neighborhood.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 08, 2022  |  0 comments

As the great Ansel Adams once said, “Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationship.” And that holds true whether you’re working with film in the darkroom or editing digital images on the computer.

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