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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.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 17, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the most important decisions a photographer makes occurs after a shoot. You've shot tons and tons of photos and now you have to decide which ones are good, and which ones are not. 

Ron Leach  |  Nov 17, 2020  |  0 comments

The tips we post typically involves practical techniques you can employ to achieve better photographs. The tutorial below is a bit different, as it reveals a handful of common mistakes to avoid if you want to capture images that truly impress.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 16, 2020  |  0 comments

Hawaii-based pro fitness photographer Brett Seeley knows a thing or two about getting the right poses from his models for his images. We recently featured five of his favorite posing tips and now he's back with more advice on how to pose fitness models.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 16, 2020  |  0 comments

If you're just getting started in photography, you've probably noticed that there's a lot of jargon. Some of these photo terms are important to learn if you a beginner photographer, while some of it will probably just clog up your brain with unnecessary lingo.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 16, 2020  |  0 comments

Just because you might be stuck at home lately, doesn't mean you can't shoot some incredible photos without leaving your front door. Our good friends at COOPH have come up with six creative ideas on how you can shoot amazing images while staying safe indoors.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 13, 2020  |  0 comments

If you always wanted to shoot boudoir photos but don't know where to begin, the below video from professional boudoir photographer Critsey Rowe is a great place to start. In the free and easy tutorial, Rowe shares seven great beginner boudoir photography tips.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Even Lightroom experts probably don't use half of this powerful imaging software's tools and features. Indeed, Adobe has packed so much editing firepower into Lightroom, most of us barely scratch the surface of what it can do.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Some outdoor photographers make the mistake of stowing their gear when the weather turns foul, and as one pro says, “They run off into the trees like a little girl.” That’s a shame, because many of the best opportunities for dramatic landscape photos present themselves when rain, snow, or storm clouds roll in.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 12, 2020  |  0 comments

One way to simplify the photographic process and get the best results possible is to configure your camera properly for the type of images you shoot. That's because the camera settings you choose for portraiture or still life photography can be inconvenient or worse the next time you go out to shoot landscape, sports or other types of images.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 11, 2020  |  0 comments

Some photography mistakes can be minor, but others can have a major impact on the quality of your images. And it's important that beginner photographers learn early on what to remember and what to forget, particularly when it comes to landscape photography.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 11, 2020  |  0 comments

Regardless of the type of photography you enjoy most, it’s a good bet you’d rather be out shooting than sitting behind a computer editing your work. And it’s an even better bet that the video below will save you more processing time than any other tutorial you’ve watched recently.

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