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Ron Leach  |  Jan 12, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s an awesome deal that belies the old adage that you only get what you pay for. That’s because you can download this excellent free guide to landscape photography with a click of your mouse.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 12, 2018  |  0 comments

It’s been awhile since we’ve featured the work of French landscape pro Serge Ramelli, and this new tutorial is a good one. In just 12 minutes Ramelli demonstrates three Lightroom techniques for correcting photos with lens distortion and skewed perspective.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 12, 2018  |  0 comments

If there’s one sure way to capture “dirty pictures,” it’s to shoot them with a filthy lens. And as you’ll see in the video below, there’s more to cleaning your expensive glass than simply wiping off the front and rear elements.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 11, 2018  |  0 comments

Evan Ranft is an Atlanta-based pro specializing in landscape and cityscape photography, and in this quick Lightroom tutorial he explains how to selectively enhance the colors in an image with a simple split toning technique. 

Ron Leach  |  Jan 11, 2018  |  0 comments

One of the most powerful yet frequently overlooked menu options in even the most basic digital camera enables photographers to select a white balance setting that matches the color temperature of the scene being photographed.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 11, 2018  |  0 comments

Simple DIY camera hacks are among the most popular stories we post, because they enable photographers to spice up their work with simple homemade “photo accessories” that cost little or nothing to make.

Seth Shostak  |  Jan 11, 2018  |  0 comments

It’s a choice between Scylla and Charybdis. Do you shoot Raw or JPEG format images?

Ron Leach  |  Jan 10, 2018  |  0 comments

Most photographers would rather be out shooting than sitting behind a computer editing their work. And one way get back behind the camera as quickly as possible, is to speed up your processing workflow with a more efficient system of organizing your images. 

Ron Leach  |  Jan 10, 2018  |  0 comments

The goal with most tutorials we post is to provide helpful tips for improving your photography, along with striking imagery you may want to emulate. But sooner or later it’s important to develop a style of your own, and the video below will get you started.

Joe Farace  |  Jan 10, 2018  |  0 comments

“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.”—Jack Kerouac

Ron Leach  |  Jan 10, 2018  |  0 comments

If you’re a bit envious of the beautiful portraits made by pros with well-equipped studios, this tutorial is a must-see. That’s because in just six minutes you’ll learn how to make stunning portraits of your own, in a home studio with just one flash and a simple background.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 09, 2018  |  0 comments

It’s always a joy to look at the winning photos in the Hasselblad Masters Awards competition because they are always so spectacular, like the image above by Karim Illiya who took top honors in the Wildlife category in the 2018 contest.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 09, 2018  |  0 comments

Before you get any crazy ideas about cracking open an expensive camera yourself, we should note that photographer Peter McKinnon says, “This was a REALLY” bad idea. After watching the video below, you’ll understand why.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 09, 2018  |  2 comments

If there’s one universal rule of sports photography, it’s that you have to actually use your camera if you want to get the shot. Evidently these sideline photographers at last night’s College Football National Championship game between Alabama and Georgia missed the memo, because none of them has a camera eye up to their eye as the ball is in the air.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jan 09, 2018  |  0 comments

Panasonic took the wraps off a new mirrorless camera at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas: the Lumix GH5S, which is designed for professional filmmakers and videographers along with photographers. The Panasonic GH5S, which follows on the heels of the popular GH5 mirrorless camera, features a newly developed 10.2MP MOS imaging sensor, designed to be particularly sensitive while shooting in low light.

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