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Ron Leach  |  Nov 07, 2023  |  0 comments

Too many photographers make the mistake of restricting their workflow by employing global adjustments to edit their photos. The problem is that these enhancements affect the image as a whole—thereby greatly limiting the results they achieve. That's because certain areas within the frame often require one approach while others call for totally different enhancements to create photos with balanced exposures and realistic colors.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 06, 2023  |  0 comments

Do your autumn photographs fall short of the awesomeness that you saw through the viewfinder? If so, the quick Lightroom tutorial is just what you need to transform good mages into great ones.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 02, 2023  |  0 comments

As Hamlet one said: "To edit in color or to edit in b&w, that is the question." Well, not really, but it's a question you should ask yourself regardless of the type of images you shoot.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 01, 2023  |  0 comments

Ok Lightroom users, do you fully understand the difference between color grading and color correction when editing your photos? If you're not completely sure, the video below from the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom channel will straighten you out in a hurry, while demonstrating a quick and easy color-grading method for enhancing tonal effects and vibrance in Lightroom.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 31, 2023  |  0 comments

Whether you own a new iPhone 15, or use an older model running  iOS 14, the photos you shoot will be significantly better after watching the comprehensive tutorial below. This "ultimate guide" from the Mount Media YouTube channel was designed for beginning and intermediate users alike.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 31, 2023  |  0 comments

Photoshop offers a variety of tools for fixing photos with a skewed perspective. Some of these methods are more complicated than others, and today's tutorial demonstrates an easy and very effective approach.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 30, 2023  |  0 comments

It almost goes without saying that the latest masking tools in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) are considered "essential" by many experienced landscape photographers. While these tools can be applied in a variety of ways, today you learn what one pro says are his five favorite tips for getting the job done quickly and effectively.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 30, 2023  |  0 comments

Outdoor photographers regularly make Vibrance and Saturation adjustments when editing their images to accentuate colors in a scene. But do you really understand the difference between these tools and how to use them for maximum advantage? Read on.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2023  |  0 comments

A solid understanding of key camera settings is essential if you're serious about shooting impressive photographs instead of mere snapshots, and one of the most important considerations is whether to use the Raw file format or shoot Jpegs. As you'll see in the video below, the decision you make depends up a variety of factors—including the specific way you intend to use the images you make.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 26, 2023  |  0 comments

Clear blue skies may be great for picnics or a trip to the beach, but when it comes to landscape photography not so much. Or as Portuguese photographer Andy Mumford says, "Blue skies without drama are among the hardest conditions for making impactful images."

Ron Leach  |  Oct 25, 2023  |  0 comments

Here's another of our ongoing tutorials designed to help you make the most of Adobe's latest Lightroom update that's full of new tools and a few surprises. Today an acclaimed French photographer demonstrates five new tricks in Lightroom 2023 that he says, "will change your life."

Ron Leach  |  Oct 25, 2023  |  0 comments

We've all been awestruck by breathtaking time-lapse "videos" and wondered if creating them was within our skills. As you'll see in the tutorial below, just about anyone with a camera and some know-how can get the job done.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 25, 2023  |  0 comments

Today we're bringing you another powerful tutorial from the popular PHLOG Photography YouTube channel, designed to help you create epic landscape photos that really stand out from the crowd. This one reveals six creative special effects that are easy to accomplish in Lightroom.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 24, 2023  |  0 comments

So here's a common problem that may sound familiar: You come home from a day of shooting in the field, review your images on the computer, and feel really discouraged because you don't know whether to toss the files in the trash, or where to beginning fixing them with the software of your choice.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 24, 2023  |  0 comments

Film photographers understand the power and challenges of using infrared film to capture images with a unique eye-popping look. While some modern digital cameras include an infrared emulation mode, this approach can deliver hit-or-miss results.