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Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 28, 2024  |  0 comments

Featuring thick, vegetable-tanned leather and the amazing tensile strength of seven-strand nylon parachute rope, WotanCraft Paracord X leather neck straps and wrist straps are available with traditional split ring or Peak Design Anchor Lock fasteners and are as attractive as they are practical. With a style that harkens back to their military inspiration, they add another dimension to WotanCraft's already extensive line of beautifully designed photo accessories.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 28, 2024  |  0 comments

Just in case you've been living abroad in a cave, we thought we'd remind you that Independence Day in the U.S.is right around the corner. And that means it's time to bone up on your fireworks photography skills. This tutorial from the Shutter Speak YouTube channel explains a simple and "foolproof" formula for achieving dazzling results.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 28, 2024  |  0 comments

There's no denying the fact that some mobile photographers understand how to consistently capture beautiful images that would make all of us proud. There are others, however, who consider their phone a camera of last resort—reserved for times when their "real" gear is at home.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 27, 2024  |  0 comments

If your home inkjet photo printer isn't performing as well as it did in the past, it's could be that you've forgotten a key maintenance procedure that you've only used once; namely, when you pulled the printer out of its box and set it up for the very first time.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 27, 2024  |  0 comments

When photographers use the term "workflow" they're usually referring to the process they use when editing their photos, but there's another essential workflow to consider that doesn’t get as much attention. And that's the shooting workflow that relies upon key camera settings to capture the best possible images in the field.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 27, 2024  |  0 comments

This two-minute post-processing tutorial from instructor Mike Wardynski demonstrates a simple technique for creating various edits of a single photo and accelerating the workflow without taking up extra space on your hard drive. The process involves the use of what are known as "virtual copies," and it's easy to understand how they work.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 26, 2024  |  0 comments

We're going to kick off this post-processing tutorial with a quote from one of our favorite landscape photographers: "White balance is one of the most important settings to adjust when editing your images, because getting it right is crucial if you want photos to appear natural and realistic."

Ron Leach  |  Jun 25, 2024  |  0 comments

This tutorial is sure to turn some heads, so if you enjoy surprises you've got one in store as a notable pro explains what he says is the easiest way to nail exposure every time. His name is Steve Arnold and he insists that by following his advice you'll consistently get the light right forever more.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 25, 2024  |  0 comments

We often discuss the importance of using masks to make selective enhancements to a photo, rather than just relying upon global adjustments that affect the entire image at once. There are a variety of options available, and this tutorial from the PHLOG Photography YouTube channel demonstrates one of the most useful techniques.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 25, 2024  |  0 comments

Greek storyteller Aesop once said, "It is possible to have too much of a good thing," and that's the motto of today's Lightroom tutorial as it pertains to over-sharpening images. In other words, if you go overboard with this task, or do it wrong, you'll end up with too much of a bad thing and spoil your work.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 24, 2024  |  0 comments

Many landscape photographers consider lens filters to be the most important accessories they own, carrying an extensive assortment that borders on obsession. But what if you don't want to take things quite so far, but are interested in a few filters that will greatly enhance your results? Read on!

Ron Leach  |  Jun 24, 2024  |  0 comments

Today we're exploring the characteristics of soft light and the different ways it can affect the impact of outdoor images, whether they're landscapes, environmental portraits, or just about anything else. This tutorial comes to us from the folks the Great Big Photography World—a YouTube community of passionate creatives with a comprehensive range of lessons for shooters of all skills levels.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 21, 2024  |  0 comments

There's no denying that photography can be an expensive pursuit, whether you're an avoid amateur or a working pro with a boatload of high-end equipment. In either case it's important to protect gear properly so that everything remains it top condition and performs as it should. In this video you'll learn several pro tips for doing just that.

Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jun 21, 2024  |  0 comments

Ever wish you could wave a magic mouse and edit a large batch of Raw images in Lightroom Classic—in your own personal style—in just a minute or two? Meet Neurapix AI

Ron Leach  |  Jun 21, 2024  |  0 comments

The thoughtful use of depth-of-field (DOF) techniques is a key component of every image you capture. And this holds true for landscapes with maximum sharpness throughout the frame, portraits with soft backgrounds, and clean street scenes with a minimum of clutter. Do it right and you have a successful image but make a mistake and the photo will suffer.

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