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Ron Leach  |  Sep 07, 2021  |  0 comments

It would be great if we could always expose images perfectly, with nice details in the highlights, shadows, and midtones. But when shooting under uneven lighting outdoors, it’s easy to be a bit off.

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.

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

The task of editing photographs can be as simple or as complicated or as you make it, and today’s Lightroom tutorial describes one of the easiest methods for improving your images.

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.

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

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.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 24, 2021  |  0 comments

Everyone who shoots portrait photographs knows all too well that getting the shot is only half the battle. Proper image editing is also very important for optimum results, and today’s Photoshop tutorial demonstrates how to get the job done without any complicated techniques.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 23, 2021  |  0 comments

Photographers tend to think they’re the only ones who use Photoshop, but the truth is this powerful software is important to art directors, graphic designers, and many other content creators. So depending upon your needs, Adobe’s workspace options may or may not suit your needs.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 19, 2021  |  0 comments

When it comes to shooting outdoors we’re all at the mercy of Mother Nature, no matter the level of our skills or the beauty of a scene. And sometimes that means arriving at a great location, only to confront boring, dull skies.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 18, 2021  |  0 comments

A lingerie photo shoot might sound simple to some photographers. Put a model in lingerie and click the shutter. That's all there is to it, right?

Ron Leach  |  Aug 16, 2021  |  0 comments

Many of history’s greatest photographers gained their fame making b&w landscape images. With today’s modern cameras, and the digital darkroom, most of the goals remain the same but techniques often differ.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 16, 2021  |  0 comments

If the headline above sounds suspiciously like click bait, trust us, it’s not—at least according to one of our most trusted image-editing experts. In the quick video below you’ll see how changing one Lightroom default setting can safeguard your image files.

Henry Anderson  |  Aug 12, 2021  |  0 comments

Extreme shadows can be the kiss of death for a portrait. While feeling the sun on your face is nice, the effect of harsh shadows and bright highlights can make you look older than you are and tired.

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