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Ron Leach  |  Jul 02, 2020  |  0 comments

Thoughtful composition is essential for the creation of great landscape images, and many photographers are under the impression that a well-framed photo is solely accomplished in the camera. But as you’ll see in the video below, “Composition doesn’t end in the field,” and there’s a lot you can do in post processing to “massively improve your photos.”

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 02, 2020  |  0 comments

Food photography is an awesome artform you can do at home, which is a great thing now that so many people are spending a lot of time indoors. It's also a fun way to make your friends jealous when you share all your mouth-watering food photos on Facebook and Instagram.

Dan Havlik  |  Jul 01, 2020  |  0 comments

We've all felt this way as photographers. You start off knowing very little about photography but then with some instruction, some practice, and some simple trial and error, you start to see improvement. You may even see dramatic improvement with your photos. 

Ron Leach  |  Jul 01, 2020  |  0 comments

Many good photographers shy away from portraiture, with the misunderstanding that it takes a well-equipped studio to achieve great results. Nothing could be further from the truth, as you’ll see in the video below.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 30, 2020  |  0 comments

Photographer Colin Smith of Photoshop Café is known for easy-to-follow Photoshop and Lightroom tutorials that can make a big difference when processing your images. Here he focuses on color and tone adjustments for turning good images into great ones.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 30, 2020  |  1 comments

Summer is a great time for capturing dramatic action photos, and this guide to sports photography covers just about everything you need to know to shoot like a pro.

Amrish Mudgal  |  Jun 29, 2020  |  0 comments

Boudoir photography is becoming more and more popular. This form of intimate portraiture requires a unique mix of photography skills. There is an element of fine art, glamor and fashion photography, and standard portraits. But boudoir stands alone as a niche in photography because it speaks to the private lives of everyday people.

Dan Havlik  |  Jun 29, 2020  |  0 comments

The way the sky looks can make or break or break a landscape or cityscape photo. If you have a boring sky, you will likely have a boring photo. An exciting sky, on the other hand, draws the viewer in and makes everything in your image look better.

Michele Celentano  |  Jun 26, 2020  |  0 comments

(Editor’s Note: Exploring Light is a monthly Shutterbug column featuring tips, tricks, and photo advice from professional photographers in Canon's Explorers of Light education program. This month's column is by Michele Celentano on how to safely pose models in our time of social distancing.)

Ron Leach  |  Jun 23, 2020  |  0 comments

This month’s release of Adobe Camera Raw is a powerful update that includes a number of undocumented hidden features. The quick video below demonstrates 10 of these secrets that will speed up your editing and deliver great results.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 19, 2020  |  0 comments

This is a great time for macro photography: Not only are insects and flowers plentiful, but for those of you who are social distancing there’s plenty to shoot in your own backyard. This quick tutorial offers some very helpful advice, especially for those new to close-up photography. And in just 10 minutes, Swedish pro Micael Widell debunks five popular myths that are simply untrue.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 16, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re looking to up your game when it comes to landscape and nature photography, take a look at this very helpful tutorial. Top pro Mads Peter Iverson demonstrates five simple tips that will instantly improve your results.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jun 13, 2020  |  0 comments

Yes, there’s still time. Celebrate Father’s Day with a fun photography gift for less than $20. If Social Distancing keeps you from visiting Dad, have the gift shipped directly to his house for a special, cheerful surprise.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Most photographers are familiar with the Exposure Triangle, which is a helpful concept explaining the three variables that combine to create a properly exposed image. These three considerations, aperture, shutter speed and ISO, work together to arrive at the desired result.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 09, 2020  |  0 comments

We’re all looking for a creative edge to make our images a bit different from the rest, and in this behind-the-scenes video you’ll pick up four simple tricks for shooting unique nighttime portraits on the street. In just eight minutes you’ll see how to add the “wow factor” to photos shot after dark.

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