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Ron Leach  |  May 08, 2020  |  0 comments

Portrait photography can be particularly challenging when you’re shooting with natural light in urban locations where illumination can be complicated and ever changing. But the quick tutorial below offers five simple tips for getting the job done.

Ron Leach  |  May 05, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re looking for a simple technique to give your portraits a unique look, how about mixing natural light with colored gels on your strobes? The quick tutorial below demonstrates how it’s done.

Ron Leach  |  May 01, 2020  |  0 comments

Most photographers know that a using a simple flash unit isn’t the most effective way to shoot portraits and still-life photos under low-light conditions. If you lack the budget or skills for more complicated lighting setups, the video below is for you.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 28, 2020  |  0 comments

One challenge with landscape photography is creating order out of complicated scenes. In this tutorial you see how an award-winning landscape photographer does exactly that with a unique minimalist style of shooting.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 24, 2020  |  0 comments

If you’re bored sitting around the house, and wish you could go out shooting, this video is for you. In just five minutes you’ll pick up a bunch of fresh ideas, with some easy DIY hacks for creative photography at home.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 14, 2020  |  0 comments

Candid street photography is all about timing, and recognizing the precise moment your subject is perfectly positioned in the frame. It’s this ability to press the shutter in a split of a second that results in a great image.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 10, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the most important concepts for all forms of photography is how to effectively compose an image. When it comes to nature and landscape photography, a firm grasp of composition techniques is absolutely essential. In the video below, a top pro demonstrates his favorite tips for framing outdoor photos.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 07, 2020  |  0 comments

One of the challenges when combining elements from two or more photographs is matching the color and tones of the different images to arrive at a realistic result. In the video below you’ll see how to get the job done with a few easy steps in Photoshop.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 03, 2020  |  0 comments

Whether you’re shooting landscapes, portraits, action or other types of photos, the proper use of depth of field will often have a huge impact on your results. As you’ll see in the eye-opening video below, you can use depth of field to advantage by following three simple rules of composition.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 03, 2020  |  0 comments

Yes, there are times when you may not have your trusty DSLR or mirrorless camera, tripod and a bag full of lenses with you, and want to capture a gorgeous landscape. What do you do?

Henry Anderson  |  Apr 01, 2020  |  1 comments

There are some tools in Lightroom that photographers use all the time and some we avoid. But just because we avoid these tools, doesn't mean they aren't extremely useful.

Dan Havlik  |  Mar 31, 2020  |  0 comments

Sometimes in photography, the weather just doesn't cooperate. When you're shooting swimwear photos that are supposed to feature glowing, sun-kissed models in shiny new swimsuits, overcast skies at the beach can be a problem.

Henry Anderson  |  Mar 26, 2020  |  1 comments

We've been featuring tutorials on how to shoot sunsets this week because it's a great way to practice your photography while getting outdoors and maintaining a safe social distance from your fellow humans. You can photograph sunsets just about anywhere and you don't need to be near anyone to do it.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 24, 2020  |  0 comments

Looking for something fun to do with your photography at home? Check out this new "two-minute Tuesday" tutorial from photographer Peter McKinnon where he shows you "the best (at home) camera hack ever!!"

Henry Anderson  |  Mar 20, 2020  |  0 comments

As the great poet Marshall Mathers once said: "You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow." That sentiment holds true for photography as well, where we often only get one chance – if we're lucky – to capture an important moment in time.

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