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Ron Leach  |  Sep 03, 2021  |  0 comments

Outdoor photographers are at the mercy of Mother Nature, and one aspect of a scene that can make or break an image is the appearance of the sky. Sometimes we confront dull overcast conditions, other times the sky is a flat blue, and perhaps the best situation is a bright blue sky with billowing clouds.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 03, 2021  |  0 comments

Making complex masks and precise selections can be an intricate chore especially, if you’re using a Raw editor in Lightroom or Adobe Camera Raw. That’s why one pro turns to a Photoshop trick whenever he needs accurate control over a specific area in an image.

 |  Sep 02, 2021  |  0 comments

Most of the tutorials we post involve shooting and editing techniques to try that will help you become a better photographer. But today we’re going to switch things up with a thoughtful video from a respected image-editing expert who wants to get something off his chest by suggesting there’s one you may NOT want to do.

Ron Leach  |  Sep 01, 2021  |  0 comments

Have you ever shot an outdoor portrait, or other image with a strong foreground subject, but wished the background was more attractive? If so, you won’t want to miss this quick Photoshop video.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 31, 2021  |  0 comments

All photographers have their favorite techniques and styles of shooting, But pros tend to have a few tricks up their sleeves, and in the video below you’ll learn four such skills that one acclaimed photographer says “you can’t ignore.”

Ron Leach  |  Aug 30, 2021  |  0 comments

One phrase we repeat often is, “Rules are meant to be broken.” That doesn’t mean being sloppy, but rather knowing when an unconventional approach will deliver unique and eye-catching photos.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 30, 2021  |  0 comments

If you are like most photographers you’d rather be out shooting than sitting behind a computer processing images. Of course editing photos is a necessary part of the process; so today we’re bringing you a bunch of Lightroom keyboard shortcuts that will help you work faster and smarter.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Aug 30, 2021  |  0 comments

We put three brands of UV filters through a very basic, real-world test. The brands we tested are K&F Concept, Urth and Okko. Never heard of them? Us neither, before this. Here is our report.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Aug 27, 2021  |  0 comments

This might be the camera bag bargain of the year, but don’t let my innate frugal nature and appreciation for military-style canvas bags unduly influence you. Here are the pros and cons, objectively stated, so you can decide for yourself.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 26, 2021  |  0 comments

There are some who say you're not a true photographer if you shoot in natural light. What utter nonsense!

Ron Leach  |  Aug 26, 2021  |  0 comments

So you absolutely love landscape photography and you’re motivated to do everything possible to improve your work. One way to do that is by following the ongoing tutorials we post, and another is to be sure you’re using the type of gear that is best suited for the task.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 25, 2021  |  0 comments

If you're using the global vibrance and saturation tool to edit your photos in Lightroom, you should stop right away, according to landscape pro Mark Denney. While that color adjustment feature is ok when used in moderation, it affects the entire image and can damage the quality of your shot, he says.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 25, 2021  |  0 comments

If you’re a wildlife photographer thinking about ditching your favorite DSLR in favor of a mirrorless camera, this video is for you. Before making the switch, see what this pro says are the pros, cons, and compromises.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 25, 2021  |  0 comments

It’s often difficult to achieve precise colors in landscape photos, depending upon lighting conditions and the background of a scene. But in this editing tutorial you’ll learn how to render beautiful colors and more.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 24, 2021  |  0 comments

Now here's a fun tutorial both for the educational content and for the exotic locale! Led by photographer Michael Sasser, the educational video takes you to a "secret" location in Malibu, California where Sasser shares his best tips for shooting boudoir and swimsuit photos using only natural light.

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